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Is Money a Corrupting Influence?

Dear Meli, Money is the root of all evil. Yeah, I know that we spiritual types shake our heads at this phrase and say “No way!” But I kinda agree with it. Even when I don’t want to. I’ve been working really hard lately to let in more money in my life, and I’m aware […]

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­­­The Best Meditation Help Ever!

I don’t know about you, but when I think about meditation, I think of a thoroughly solo endeavor. Cut to earnest individual with eyes closed, sitting in a field all by themselves. Right?! Sure, you can meditate with someone else, but it’s not anything they can do for you. It’s not like you can be […]

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There’s Only One Way Out of a Vicious Cycle

Vicious cycles are not fun. Even the word vicious totally sounds bad, right? Vishhhhhhhh-Isssssssssss. Makes me wanna crawl under my bed and not come out until that evil, hissing vicious cycle slinks back to where it came from. But wait, where did it come from? That’s the key question, isn’t it? When we can answer […]

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How Do You Handle a Complaining Friend?

Dear Meli, I have a friend. She’s one of my oldest and dearest friends. We went to grade school together. She’s always had my back, and in many ways she’s one of my biggest supporters. But – and this is a big but – she’s a big complainer. Like, half of what she says is […]

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Do I Have to Be Spiritual Because My Partner Is?

Dear Meli, I’m not spiritual. Really, I’m not kidding. My partner of ten years, on the other hand, is super spiritual. When we got together, we were both atheists, but since then she’s totally gone on a spiritual kick. First it was yoga. Then meditation. And now she’s going to a spiritual center. And – […]

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Thoughts and Feelings and Fears, Oh My! (Video)

Are you a good meditator? Or a bad meditator? That was a trick question! There’s no such thing as a bad meditator. Everybody thinks. A lot. And meditation is the process of watching our thoughts. So meditation, by definition, tends to involve lots of thinking. Because when we’re meditating, we start to notice how many […]

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Can You Pass the Scowl Test?

Melissa and I have used a powerful guided meditation for years to transform our lives. One that can help heal any and all places-in-need-of-healing. Now we’re excited to bust it out and make it available to you. Read the post to find out more! We’ve all been there. We’re walking down the street. We’re having a […]

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How Meditation Can Save Your Life

Sure, meditation is great for becoming spiritually enlightened, but it’s also good for more basic stuff. Like saving your life. Before I started meditating, I would often have bad days. On a bad day, I would feel like this: Sometimes I knew why I felt bad. Other times I didn’t. But either way, I didn’t […]

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Are You a Victim of the Meditation Myth?

There’s a big fat myth about meditation. This myth is believed by meditators and non-meditators alike. It’s especially believed by people who’ve tried to meditate, but gave up because they sucked at it. Or think they sucked at it. Because of the myth. Here’s how it goes:  I try to meditate, but I can’t do […]

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