Nevermindfulness

Nevermindfulness

Mindfulness has recently emerged as a trendy modality. It’s almost impossible to go through the day without an article, a celebrity, a meditation studio or an Elephant Journal quote touting its effectiveness in bringing about personal peace and awareness while allowing for complete presence in this world. As a therapeutic concept that’s been around for several decades, mindfulness has provided a way to approach our very imperfect world and enabled people to make sense of their often tumultuous human experiences. However, as with many things born decades ago that were a good idea at the time (think moon shoes, crimping irons and creepy crawlers), it’s time for our own understanding to surpass the concept.

The “Complete” Truth: Realizing Your Own Power

The “Complete” Truth: Realizing Your Own Power

As humans, we are uniquely capable of complete emotional and physical autonomy, and yet, many of us never realize it because the notion of dependency — whether on another or on government — has become so ingrained in us that we sacrifice our personal power to the other and to the collective.

Romance Must Die

Romance Must Die

In this day and age of dysfunctional relationships, from frustrated dating experiences to near-failed marriages, I feel like something needs to be said that pretty much no other Romance writer would, or perhaps should ever, say. It’s time to let romance die.