April 2016

Doing or Being

Doing or Being

In Anita Moorjani’s book Dying to Be Me, she distinguishes between doing- motivated by mind and being- motivated by soul.  She states “The difference is that the mind is more about doing and the soul is more about being.”   She goes on to say “The intellect is just a tool for navigating through this life. … Read More

To Sleep or Not

To Sleep or Not

If sleep deprived, we eat an extra 500 calories per day.  Worse than the extra calories is that sleep deprivation often has us operating from our reptilian brain… our fight, flight or freeze center.  As you can imagine, this is not the best news for our relationships. I remember as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist wanting… Read More

whatever is happening in your life get into the habit of asking “Is there another possible explanation?”

Isn’t another perspective often just what is needed? Jack Kornfield, a Buddhist teacher, tells the story of a man who was running late, walking fast with his arms full groceries when he and a woman collided. They both were knocked to the ground, and the groceries flew everywhere. There were broken eggs and spilled juice… Read More

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