Category Archives: Spirituality

Intentional Acts of Kindness

The kindness we offer ourselves and others affects what happens in the very next moment. Although kindness can be misunderstood as an ineffectual or even superficial nicety, it’s neither. Like many... Read More

12 Symptoms of Spiritual Awakening

1. An increased tendency to let things happen rather than make them happen. 2. Frequent attacks of smiling. 3. Feelings of being connected with others and nature. 4. Frequent overwhelming episodes... Read More

We All Yearn To Belong

It happened on a train into Manhattan. I was sitting with my children in a cluster of seats facing each other. The girls were making bracelets out of rubber bands, and... Read More

Blessings for a New Year

May you be blessed with sudden insights and inspiration, May you be graced with quiet moments of simplicity and reflection, May you be supported by your loved ones when you need... Read More

Spirituality, Wellness, and IBD

In other articles, I talk about the “mind-body” connection; how our emotional well-being certainly has an impact on our physical well-being.  But what about our spiritual well being?  Many people suggest... Read More

Happiness is a Product of Realization

Submitted by Sammi Siegel Clinical psychologists believe that happiness is a product of realization. One must allow oneself to go through a process to feel happiness. They explain the following phase:... Read More