Color My World

Have you ever wondered why the colors you see emotionally move you as with a sunset or “speak” to you when choosing colors to decorate your home or add to your wardrobe? Have you ever gone to the market like I have and find yourself deciding what to buy by the color? Color is an energy vibration that changes us. How and why? Color is a universal, silent and soulful language. Colors contain information and convey different messages. Colors communicate. Society has used colors for social order where red means stop or danger as in “red alert”.   Green means go, yellow caution. Black can be elegant or express mourning. Colors may move us emotionally or spiritually like a beautiful sunset or breathtaking landscape. Colors also have the ability to heal while helping individuals reduce stress, and promote calm relaxation and

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Women’s Wellness and Empowerment: An Inspired Perspective

Just last week, I was watching a public television broadcast about the women’s movement in the 1970’s, and was incredibly struck by how much positive transformation we’ve seen in the last 40 years. While I certainly do recall those days, it’s now hard to relate to a time when we were so personally and culturally disempowered. Fast forward to 2009 and the Vancouver Peace Summit, when the Dalai Lama made his now-famous quote: “The world will be saved by the Western woman.” This is thrilling, not just for women but for our world: in just a few decades we have created a global culture which recognizes the extreme imbalance of male/female energy that has existed for many thousands of years, and the serious problems resulting from this imbalance. I’ve often reflected on the Dalai Lama’s invitation to us, and here’s

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