The Importance of Gratitude

Did you know gratitude is associated with the following benefits: Better relationships, better sleep, greater physical health, mental health, empathy, self-esteem, mental strength and resilience! So, by simply practicing gratitude a little bit each day, you can improve your health and well-being and you can achieve these benefits. And it...

Meaning in Life

What is the meaning of life? Is there meaning to life? At some point in your life, if you haven’t already, you’ll likely wrestle with questions like those. I think about them almost daily. And I used to be unsure about the answer or if there was an answer. Or...

Making A Connection with God

Do you ever wonder how to connect with God? Ever think if when you pray, meditate, or take a walk out in nature, you are making any sort of connection? For so long, I have wondered this, because I have never “heard” God answer back when I’ve tried to connect....

The Benefits of Forgiveness

In my blog post about Transcendent Happiness I talked about sources of lasting fulfillment. The sources are things like love, beauty, goodness, meaning and purpose. Happiness and fulfillment are byproducts of purpose and these "transcendentals". They come from putting others first and putting yourself in other shoes. They come from...

The Limitations of Science

I consider myself a person of science. I have worked in the medical device industry for over a decade. I’ve seen what science can do; seen life-saving medical technology work first hand. Science is real and powerful. But science deals with physical reality - things inside our universe that we...