Tag: Life Mastery

How to Feel Good - Happiness is not sunshine and rainbows all the time. It is the peace of mind that comes with truly feeling, experiencing your emotions fully without self-judgment about them, all the time.

How to Feel Good

Lasting Peace of Mind If you are wondering how to feel good, I mean on a fundamental level deep down inside yourself, you have to …

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw

We Grow Old Because We Stop Playing

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. (George Bernard Shaw) Do you know how to play? What …


2 Simple Self-Care Actions to Improve Your Day

“Old Way” (not) Self-Care Ever wake up in the morning stiff and unready to face the day? Achy joints? Feet that hurt the minute they …

do you react to life or respond to your life?

Do You React to Life or Choose Your Response to Life?

Not long ago my wife and I went for an early morning walk on a secluded beach near our home. The coastline in northern California …

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship. Quote by Louisa May Alcott. Photo of boats and the sea.

I’m not Afraid of Storms, for I’m Learning How to Sail my Ship

Navigating the seas of feeling Early in life, it was hard to ride the waves of your emotions without getting swamped. The feelings were so …

"Everyone should cultivate a secret garden" quote by Esther Perel. Leah Benson Therapy logo

You Should Have Secrets in Your Relationship

Why you should have secrets in your relationship. No, I don’t think it’s good to keep secrets in your relationship. Not the betrayal kind of …

Integrity is the essence of everything successful. Quote by R. Buckminster Fuller. Photo of lioness

Integrity is the Essence of Everything Successful

Why integrity is the essence of everything successful. Of course, you know that integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. …

New Smyrna, FL Lifeguard stand with quote by Alexander Lowen, "Love and Duty are Incompatible"

Duty and Love are Incompatible

“As we grow and develop, our love changes, embracing more of the world and maturing as we assume more responsibility for those we love. A …

Ponce de Leon Lighthouse with Lowen's quote about breathing

Seems Obvious, but Breathing IS the Most Important Thing in Life

It probably seems simple and obvious to state that breathing is important. But how you’re actually breathing day-to-day may need some attention. What seems like …

Photo of a guy riding a chopper with text, "Everything in Moderation, Including Moderation "

Everything in Moderation, Including Moderation

Moderation and Balance is Key If it’s true that great relationships and health are built on a foundation of balance, which they are, then it’s …


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