Life enhancers

Detach from what causes you pain and attach to what brings you joy.

By Nicole Urdang | October 4, 2022
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Detaching from what causes you pain and attaching to what brings you joy sounds incredibly straightforward and almost absurd to write about, yet for most people it can be amazingly difficult. First of all, one must do a fairly fearless inventory to discern what actually brings you joy in the first place and what engenders […]

How To Improve Your Relationships By Asking Good Questions.

By Nicole Urdang | July 27, 2022
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If you want to improve your relationships learn to ask good questions. Frankly, if you want to improve your life learn to ask good questions. While research shows that we get a hit of dopamine every time we talk about ourselves, there are hidden benefits to learning more about others. Not the least of which […]

What’s the difference between acceptance and letting go? 

By Nicole Urdang | May 31, 2022
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While both acceptance and letting go are verbs, there is a qualitative difference between them. Acceptance feels more like allowing or surrendering, and letting go seems to be a more active process. Depending on your history and personality, one may seem easier than the other. It’s interesting to play with your reactions to these different […]

A Quick Practice to Help You Develop Compassion for Yourself and Others

By Nicole Urdang | June 21, 2018
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Sometimes, the easiest way for us to see where we are hard on ourselves is to notice how harshly we react to other people’s behavior. Here’s a quick way to shift your perspective while developing more self-compassion. When someone behaves in a way you don’t like or understand try saying this to yourself: Just like […]

Music to support your journey

By Nicole Urdang | August 23, 2015
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Yes! It’s time for another musical interlude. Bob Marley sings Every Little Thing Warren Haynes sings Soulshine Joe Cocker sings You Are So Beautiful

Music to soothe your soul and support your journey

By Nicole Urdang | February 17, 2015
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Namaste, Two audio hugs for your sweet self. Love, Nicole