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Do We Have to Eat Healthy to Be Spiritual?

Dear Meli, I am a really healthy eater. I do it because it makes me feel better, but also because I feel like it helps me spiritually. My best friend, however, doesn’t eat healthy at all. And, I have to admit, she’s also one of the most loving and spiritually connected people I know. When […]

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How Do You Survive the End of Your Spiritual Honeymoon?

Remember the first time you realized the Divine was real? For me, it was like the Wizard of Oz, where everything suddenly shifted from black-and-white to Technicolor. Plus there was singing. And flying monkeys. (What? Your spiritual realization didn’t involve flying monkeys?) Realizing the Divine was real was like falling in love, only this time […]

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How to Rise Above Criticism About Your Passion

Is there anything better than people telling you that your passion sucks?! Oh, wait. That’s not what I meant to say. Why the &%$^ do people think they have the right to tell you there’s something wrong with the thing that is most precious to you?! That’s better. That’s what I meant to say. Melissa […]

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­­­How to Overcome Resistance to Change

Change is the one thing that never changes. Don’t you find that annoying? Maybe you don’t. Maybe you’re one of those nifty people that actually embraces the fact that everything is always changing all the time. It’s not that I never embrace change. If something sucks, I’m more than willing to let it go. Or […]

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Can You Be Spiritual If You Hate God?

 Dear Meli, I’m writing you because I want to be more spiritual. I have friends who are into spiritual stuff and it seems to make them really happy. But I haven’t been able to get into it. It feels like I have to be fake, or be someone I’m not. Also, I’m really not into […]

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­­­What’s the Opposite of Perfectionism?

If you’re like most people, you tend to get a little perfectionistic from time to time. Or maybe “from time to time” isn’t specific enough for you. How’s this: You tend to get a little perfectionistic every day for approximately 14 hours. Is that “perfect” enough for you? I like to think of myself as […]

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