Finding One’s Own Place by Leigh Alberti

Finding One’s Own Place by Leigh Alberti

“Believing in life means we can trust—trust in the nature and rhythm of life with all its constant change. We believe in transformation, change, and purpose . . . we’re not a bondage to the past. No matter what we’ve done, what decisions we’ve made, we set ourselves...

Magnificent Differences

We are all different, and it is these differences that make us so magnificent. A foundation of self-care helps you to know the truth about your life and gives others the chance to learn who you truly are. This is an honest path, no more games to play, no more drama to...

The Happiness That Sits on the Other Side

No one wants to feel uncomfortable. This is the reason so many of us go to instant gratification, numbing and avoiding the most difficult situations of our life. To move away from anything that feels challenging, frightening or threatening is an instinctual survival...

Be Kind to Yourself

Be kind to yourself. Some of the kindest people I know use harsh, cruel language about themselves both in public and in their inner dialogues. This is called negative self-talk. The very same people wouldn’t think of describing another person this way.   Speaking...

The Spirit Calls

“Love after Love” —from Collected Poems 1948–1984 by Derek Walcott The time will come when with elation, You will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome, And say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the...