A mulch path through sunlit green woods
08/21/2017
“There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.”  ~the Buddha How much of your life are you deferring to a perfect future day? The Buddha reminds us that every step, every... read more
Old wooden direction sign pointing two ways: DREAM and VISION on grass path.
08/13/2017
In the grand play of will and happenstance that comprises a life, periods of malaise are bound to take hold.  These times, while disconcerting, provide a fertile proving ground for cultivating a... read more
Man at gym dragging weight plates behind him
07/31/2017
“To insist on a spiritual practice that served you in the past is to carry the raft on your back after you have crossed the river.”  ~The Buddha What are you holding onto that served you... read more
07/24/2017
What cords bind YOU? (The ones at the Sprint store that keep the phones attached to the display do not count) Being tethered is a real bummer for the freedom seeker.
07/24/2017
A mantra needn't be lengthy to pack power. Tiny but mighty are some touchstone words like today's special message: Breathe! Take some time out and BREATHE today. Just don't do it in the back of... read more
Lonely man sitting alone on bench overlooking village
07/24/2017
Loneliness, when accepted, becomes a gift that will lead us to find a purpose in life. ~Paulo Coelho Loneliness is the illness of our time. Even medical research is warning us that it may... read more
Woman's hand in silhouette reaching out across sunset waters
07/17/2017
“What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.”  ~The Buddha What a great way to think about the past, present, and future―and to do so with kindness, compassion... read more
07/12/2017
It only takes a moment to give profound peace away. This one's short and sweet and just straight up BLISS. LIKE A FART BOMB OF LOVE! 
07/12/2017
We are feisty, we are hot, and we are hungry! SOMEBODY TAKE US ON A DATE! ...and pay for food...and drinks...and drive there...and home...and maybe bring a gift...

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Lonely man sitting alone on bench overlooking village
07/24/2017
Loneliness, when accepted, becomes a gift that will lead us to find a purpose in life. ~Paulo Coelho Loneliness is the illness of our time. Even medical research is warning us that it may... read more
Woman's hand in silhouette reaching out across sunset waters
07/17/2017
“What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.”  ~The Buddha What a great way to think about the past, present, and future―and to do so with kindness, compassion... read more
Proud woman showing off all her purchases and shopping bags.
07/10/2017
It's All About Intangibles Now In 1899, the economist Thorstein Veblen observed that silver spoons and corsets were markers of elite social position. In Veblen’s now famous treatise The Theory of... read more
Flame burning on purple candle against dark background.
07/03/2017
Meditation аnd Hypnosis “Mеdіtаtіоn іѕ mеrеlу hурnоѕіѕ wіthоut suggestion..” -іѕ whаt most hурnо-thеrаріѕtѕ wіll tеll you. And whilst thіѕ, іn ѕоmе (vеrу few) instances, mау well bе truе,... read more
Graphic of orange stick figure lost in a maze.
06/26/2017
As we face the unforeseeable future, practicality and fear compel us to plan.  In order to meet the challenges of life, some forethought is required, and making every effort to secure our... read more
Child in red fleece jacket crying and rubbing eyes.
06/19/2017
Fifty years since the cultural revolution of the hippie generation, the inner child has all but disappeared from the self-help lexicon. In much the same way that the sixties message of peace and love... read more
Hand pinching piece of raw bread dough on floured cutting board.
06/06/2017
“I just SAW my project as A big chocolate chip cookie! It was real and sweet” ~ Anna, Gilbert, AZ This is a “first-thought = best thought” exercise, and so there’s no right or wrong way... read more
colorful word cloud of political issues
05/24/2017
There are over 7 Billion people on the planet today.  There are an infinite number of issues, sub-issues, and even subsets of the sub-issues. A single human being cannot be concerned with... read more
Hnad holding up wrist watch against sunrise sky
05/08/2017
“One moment can change a day, one day can change a life, and one life can change the world.”  The Buddha A perfect idea to meditate on this Monday. It’s Monday and there is lots... read more

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03/24/2017
Today is an enthusiastic F.U. to anxiety and panic. And Betsy struggles to remember Pat Benatar's greatest hit.
03/23/2017
We have found bubble wrap to be SO helpful that we did another little mantra/meditation about it! Pop away the anxiety but try not to knock yourself out like Betsy has (several times).
03/22/2017
Always innovating and pushing the edge of therapeutic methods. Today we practice some alternative therapy involving bubble wrap, which sadly goes horribly wrong.
03/21/2017
You do YOU Today even being a hardcore rapper can be authentic.
03/21/2017
Fresh start. New beginnings. And...oh no...Betsy's up to old patterns. Today let us not forget to address our inner rapper!
03/17/2017
Free at last! Free at last! It's the last day of our car camp out and we focus on not taking a backseat to life!!! And Betsy continues to spiral.
03/17/2017
What a long, strange trip it's been. No sign of bedbugs leaving, so no sign of getting out of this dang car!
03/07/2017
Is this a Sartre play? Ok guys, day four and a half in the Camry. It's really getting tense. Infinity's authentic self is REALLY pissed off.
03/06/2017
No relief in sight... Still crashing in the Camry. Betsy is getting manic. Things are getting weird.

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