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In some languages the word used to describe peace also means a lucky life.

A Lucky Life and Kusikawsay

In Qhochapampa Quechua spoken in Bolivia

"kusikawsay" means peaceful and tranquil

but also lucky life

as if when we find peace

we can also see how lucky we are

"Kusikawsay"...

In Antoine de Saint-Exupéry book, The Little Prince there is a conversation between the little prince and a fox about the meaning of "tame."

            "Come and play with me," proposed the little prince. "I am so unhappy."...

There is a saying, "holding on to hate is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die." One way to expand peace, inner peace and community peace is to focus on the value of words, poetry, and visualizations in combating lingering hate, autoimmune disease...

What can we learn from "peace" in other languages? What does "World Peace" look like to you and is it influenced by the language you speak? There are over 7000 different languages and each has one or more words for the concept "peace." Our language, what we say, as wel...

Red, the Crimson Tide, Scarlet, a Sparkling Ruby, Burgundy Wine, Summer Cherries, Velvety Amaranth, Auburn Hair, the Flit of a Cardinal, a Carmine Crayon, Fire Engine Red, Molten Lava, Persian Red, a Bowl of Raspberry, Red Wine, Romantic Roses, Terra Cotta Warriors, Re...

Nine million Americans with macular degeneration are losing their vision, their ability to watch transformational movies, to read inspirational books and to navigate their world safely. Their world is getting smaller, darker and less vibrant.

Eyesight and vision loss is...

There are many influences on your conscious and unconscious mind. One of my favorite Japanese sayings is “There are many ways to the top of Mount Fuji.” So too are there many ways to improve your level of consciousness and with it your memory, your vitality and the qua...

A consciousness of the similarities between you and others can bring a fuller sense of inner peace and abundance into daily life.

An example of the self-similar property of geometric fractal shapes is a tree. The trunk has branches. Each branch is a smaller version of t...

Do you have enough oxygen in your lungs, resources in your life and positive impact on the world?

Your body has several ways in which things can get in—inside the skin. We can breathe in a big lung full of air during yoga practice or perhaps our breath will come in sobs...

When my brother had three small boys, he would take his family out to a store or a friend’s house or to a restaurant. As he walked in the door he would look around and say, “there that chair is the time out chair.” He didn’t need to say more than that. His boys knew th...

When I started thinking about whether bicycling or other kinds of exercises can raise consciousness, I was hoping to find some evidence that it does because, I have been cycling a lot lately, 370 miles last month. I am training for a 3300 mile Cross USA Ride (Seattle,...

One of the characteristics of addiction, is that when you are in the middle of it, you don’t realize that everyone doesn’t think and respond in the same way you do.

Recently I was having a conversation with a friend who is a psychologist and she said, “Kim, not everyone...

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