Posts Categorized: Inner Peace

"Spirit vs. Ego" by Mary Allen

Has it ever felt that there were two opposing forces inside of you, each pulling in opposite directions? One, simply loves life and people, and is endlessly curious about exploring and experiencing the world. This “energy force” is ALIVE and free, creative, expressive, abundant and playful. This part of ourselves guides us calmly and adeptly… Read more »

Truth-Telling Game

Intimacy is one of the most fulfilling aspects of relating with another. In opening oneself and revealing your innermost thoughts to another creates intimacy, understanding and deepens any relationship. The feeling of “being known” and “knowing another” authentically is fulfilling. One fun way to stir up the intimacy quotient is by playing the “Truth-Telling Game.” It’s… Read more »

"Your Circle of Influence: What is their impact on your life?" by Mary Allen

As human beings, our lives are shaped and influenced by a myriad of factors, and relationships is at the top of the list.  Think about how much of “who you are today” was influenced by a specific parent, sibling, relative, teacher, coach, neighbor, author, speaker, boss, co-worker, spouse or friend.  Values, habits, behavior, knowledge, skills,… Read more »

5 Indisputable Reasons to Make ‘Inner Peace’ Your Predominant Way of Being

When you get sucked into the vortex of inner turmoil, how long does it take you to return to your “peaceful power?”  Perhaps the bigger question is, “what is it costing you when you’re not resting in inner peace?  How does any version of “inner turmoil” (subtle irritation or big stress) impact your life? There… Read more »

Thoughts – Our Greatest Addiction !? by Mary Allen

Every thought we think creates a biochemical response in our bodies.  These reactions vary from negligible to intense. Science has known this for some time.  If we think about food, our saliva glands may be stimulated.  When we think of the person that irritates us most, our bodies constrict and tense up.  When we reflect… Read more »

A 365 Goal by Mary Allen

What?  A 365 day goal?  Yes.  A 365 day goal is a year long commitment you make to yourself as a resolution with an ongoing commitment. Every year we set a variety of goals.  Some can be achieved in a week, month, or quarter.  Some goals take several years to realize.  There is another category… Read more »