Is Competition Bad for a Friendship?

Is Competition Bad for a Friendship?

Dear Meli, I have a friend that I like a lot. Well, most of the time. Here’s the thing: He’s really smart. And really handsome. And really into his spiritual practice. Not in a show-offy way. He’s just really good at everything he does. The only bad...

How Can You Help a Family Member in Trouble?

Dear Meli, I am writing to you about my sister. She has been having a hard time for years now, but lately it’s gotten worse. Her husband left her a year ago, one of her children is battling alcoholism, and she recently got laid off from work. The worst part of...

How Do You Handle a Friend’s Adultery?

Dear Meli, I recently found out that the wife of a dear friend of mine is having an affair. If you’re wondering what this has to do with spirituality, that’s my question. She is supposedly a “spiritual” person. And yet her behavior seems so out...
How Can You Feel Better Around Your Family of Origin?

How Can You Feel Better Around Your Family of Origin?

Dear Meli, I have a problem. And it’s not me. My life is great – I have a wonderful husband, we just had our first child, we both have work we love, we’re part of a beautiful spiritual community. The problem is my family. When I’m around my husband...

Is Your Ego Driving Your Spiritual Path?

We’ve all been there: We’re meditating. Or doing yoga. Or some really groovy, spiritual thing. And we’re totally in the zone. We’re in the flow with everything around us. We’re totally getting the whole spiritual thing. We’re...

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