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The “Light Poem” – I Invite You to Share This Special Gift

For those of you who have a True North bookmark, you will know the “Light Poem”, which is on the back of the bookmark. For those who may not know it, here it is: Within each of us, there is a light A light that shines eternal It is the… Read entire post

Five Benefits of Daily Meditation – Psychological and Emotional Benefits

Most people don’t know how to, or have perhaps forgotten what it really feels like to relax! This is because we live in a society of over stimulation and many of us have our Mudula-Oblangata (the fight or flight part of our brains) stuck in overdrive. We may overreact to… Read entire post

Five Benefits of Daily Meditation – Physical Benefits

Joseph Campbell, perhaps the most renowned mythologist of the last century, once said, “What human beings desire most is the experience of being fully alive.” So what did he mean by that? I believe he meant that people want to feel fully alive in their outward directed experience (which is… Read entire post

Children Need to Feel Connected to Family Relatives – Holiday Tips from a Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Survivor

According to research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, having a close circle of relatives is crucial for children’s psychological wellbeing. Children need to feel that they are connected to others and they are not alone. Studies show that children who know more about their family connections prove… Read entire post

I Find a Growing Appreciation for all Life as Waves of Bliss Stream In

Meditation saved my life. It was and still is a vital therapy for my continued survival and healing from a life of child abuse and domestic violence. I meditate twice a day, every day. In about January of this year, I began to notice streams of energy flowing through my… Read entire post

THE SAD TRUTH – For Many, Father’s Day Means Coming to Terms with Feelings of Guilt and Shame

My father, Richard North, died in a Navy jet test flight crash when I was six years old.  He was my hero. Fifteen months after his death, my mother, Helen North who had eight children, re-married a man named Frank Beardsley who had ten, making us one of the largest… Read entire post

Operation Warrior Wellness – Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD and Heal the Hidden Wounds of War

Memorial Day is potentially a difficult and always solemn event for those who have lost loved ones in the line of military duty. Every year I honor my dad, Richard Dale North, a Navy pilot who was killed in a military jet crash when I was six years old. Though I have… Read entire post

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