Tag Archives: Health

Tool For Tuesday: 5 Tips on Building Self-Esteem

My friend, Erika–the one who asked me, “How do you stop the pain of being alive?” — asked me another question, “How do you build self-esteem?” “Well, what do you feel like?” “Like I’m 6 years old.” “And what do you … Continue reading

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Q & A: How Do You Stop the Pain of Being Alive?

I got a note from one of my friend Lily’s daughter’s friends, Erica, who agreed to let me share it: “Dysfunctional relationships is all I’ve ever seen and especially at the moment I have my doubts if I will ever … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: What Is NOT On Your To Do List?

I got a comment from a student at UCLA who thanked me for my blog post, “If You Feel Like S—t, You’re Being Fertilized to Grow.” She said the posts help her and other students. That makes me grateful. I’m … Continue reading

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Ran Zilca: Never Allow Fear to be in the Driver’s Seat.

Happy to welcome Ran Zilca. You’ll soon see why there’s a photo of him and Deepak Chopra staring back at you! Diana: Welcome, Ran Zilca! My blog is about living your best chapter each day. Tell us what do you … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Take the Spiritual Approach. Move from the Problem to the Solution.

I once met a woman who had recently married a guy with two teenage sons. To say she did not like the older son would be an understatement. Her arm hairs bristled when he walked into the room. “How do … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to…Just Keep Going.

We don’t always understand why we’re going through this pain. It isn’t fair. It isn’t fair. We can repeat that over and over again and it’s true – it’s not fair that we have to endure so much suffering. There’s … Continue reading

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Which Part of Your Body Hurts? And What’s The Spiritual Message?

My friend Lily was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. After treatment, she’s OK and feeling fine. She found a lense on http://www.Squidoo.com that discusses spiritual meaning of different physical ailments. It’s the soul-body connection. Where was Lily’s cancer? Left breast. … Continue reading

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Life 101: Each Semester, New Lessons

The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.” Elizabeth Kubler-Ross We make a mistake, we have to go out and make amends. If we did something wrong, … Continue reading

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Filling Our Own Well

My friend Carol always says, “We have to fill our own well.” That is just like the link on Gretchen Rubin‘s Happiness Project blog. She wrote that we need to be emotionally self-sufficient to get closer to other people. If … Continue reading

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Sometimes Being Called Selfish Is A Compliment

If you grew up thinking you always had to take care of everyone else, and you’re finally, finally, finally, trying to take care of yourself, and the very first time you say no because you don’t want to put someone … Continue reading

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