Tag: calmness

One Day on Earth If you like nature you’ll like this visual delight. Slo-mo and time lapse photography show off plant pollination, the bees, growth, animals, all accompanied by the peaceful compositions of Rachel Portman. Give yourself 12 minutes of beautiful calm and then check out the rest below. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Calm, a site for meditation. User chooses between gentle visuals with calming soundtrack, or guided meditations of 2 to 20 minutes. A timer is provided, and more. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Meditation too hard to get into? Here are 20 practical tips for quieting the mind. Since I believe everyone on the planet would be better off meditating, and the planet would be better off, too, I keep finding suggestions for everyone to cross the border from their left brains into their right brains. It’s cool, […]

William Morris [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This is what I think I am: Good, honest, fair, peaceful, loving, helpful, trusting, euphoric, joyful, accepting, generous, forgiving, and more. This is what everyone is, at the core. Why, then, is there so much chaos in the world, so much evil, so much crap when it comes to human behavior? I suggest that it’s […]

0205 - In the Zone - FI

When I was 15 years old, I often hung out at the local bowling alley, even during my school lunch hour. Sometimes I bowled a couple of lines. I was no more than a beginning bowler but one day I had an exceptional experience, and I’d bet that you’ve had at least one such experience […]

0165 Finding Your Inspiration - Seedlings

I was thinking about doing a piece about being oneself, and then when I wasn’t thinking about it at all, this little flash of awareness flitted across my consciousness. It’s so simple that it seems odd to be writing about it, yet those are the things that often escape our attention. I became conscious that […]

0137 Alayna Rose Meditation and Painting - Alayna

This is a guest post by the artist, Alayna Rose. When I was a kid there were times when this feeling would come over me, surround me. I didn’t realize what was happening. All I knew is that half an hour or forty-five minutes later I felt very refreshed, rested. It was a feeling of […]

0112 Opportunity Knocks - small

In my last post we visited the world of a hypothetical couch potato and made him/her into a hypothetical entrepreneur. Stories like these comprise a facet of the American Dream, that says anybody can come up with a gimmick and make a fortune, and indeed sometimes it does happen. Even though I invented our couch […]

0109 It Happens - Small

“Trouble, how many ways do I detest thee? Let me count the ways.” ~Not Quite William Shakespeare. In a lot of ways we do create our own reality but sometimes undesirable events occur in our lives in which we have no say whatsoever. A bolt of lightning, for instance, that kills or maims us. We […]