• How to Beat Self-Doubt & Accomplish Anything

    Dena September 30, 2009

    photo credit When I decided to start this blog last winter, I had doubts. Many automatic negative thoughts rushed through my mind: With all of the blogs out there, why would anyone want to read mine? Why should anyone care what I have to say?…

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  • How to Forgive

    Dena September 18, 2009

    “Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love.” —Gandhi At some point in every person’s life, they will be betrayed. Human beings are flawed creatures. We make mistakes. It is your ability to forgive that will determine whether these betrayals…

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  • Cut the Fat, Transform Your Life

    Dena September 10, 2009

    Photograph CreditChaos, sloth, toxicity, greed, gluttony, rage, envy. How often do you experience feelings like this? If the answer is anything but rarely or never, then you need to consider altering your lifestyle. The reality is that in today’s world there are endless opportunities to…

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  • Conscious Living

    Dena September 2, 2009

    “The unexamined life is not worth living.” —Socrates Most people think that just because they are breathing and their hearts are beating, that they are alive. The truth is, there is a huge difference between being alive biologically and being alive spiritually. Most people are…

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  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Saved My Life

    Dena August 21, 2009

    How did I beat severe anxiety and depression? How did I lose seventy pounds? How did I take my destiny into my own hands and save my life? Of course the answer is complicated but the first step is not. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is…

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  • Emotional Pain is Conquerable

    Dena August 6, 2009

    Awhile back I wrote these words: There is only one brand of pain, self-inflicted. What did I mean? Well, I am not referring to physical pain. (I can not claim to walk across hot coals or lay on a bed of nails — yet!) I…

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  • My Story

    Dena August 5, 2009

    I want to show you the path to happiness by sharing my story. I want you to know that you can be happy and you can find peace. I suffered from severe depression and anxiety for the first half of my life. Ten years ago…

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  • Spiritual Wealth = Physical Health

    Dena August 4, 2009

    “By listening to your body & responding to it with awareness, you tap into the field of infinite possibility where there is peace, harmony, joy.” -Deepak Chopra When I tell people that I lost 70 pounds over the course of two years their gut reaction…

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