Focused Attention


What Self-Love Means to Me

My dear friends, One of the silver linings of this past year, with added isolation and limited social interaction, has been having the time and the space to reflect on my relationship with myself. I’ve always felt that the most important relationship we can have in our lives is the...

For Your Consideration

We are entering the time of year where things feel extraordinarily…hectic. There’s simply a lot going on. With the added buzz of the holiday season, there’s the push to get everything done before the end of the year, there’s a surge of travel and tourism, and then of course, there’s...

The Power of Mindful Listening

Over the past couple weeks, I have been involved in a handful of conversational altercations, some that were shallow and mildly unpleasant, some that really made me go inward to sort out resolution. While the topic of conversation isn’t pertinent to the message I hope to share with you this...

Focus on Focused Attention

I was recently watching television when I saw a commercial promoting doing multiple things at once. I was taken aback by it because it seemed to go against everything I’ve learned over the past few years, but realized that this is what our society preaches to us on a daily...

Growing for Good

As we come toward the end of 2012, it’s nice to look back and reflect on the past 11 months. We know reflection is part of The Practice as a daily tool, but I think we can also use it on a much larger scale. Many of us set resolutions...

Attitude of Gratitude

  “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~Melody Beattie Every year at...

Editors Pick

The Practice by Barb Schmidt

Barb offers readers life-changing spiritual guidance in an easy to follow format, and what makes this book so magnificent is that she has infused her own stories and struggles to help readers connect and learn.
Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of May Cause Miracles