Four Ways to Make Your Own Sunshine

February may seem too soon for a declaration that the sun is returning, but it can rise inside you. Here are four ways you make the sun shine every day regardless of the weather. 1. Gratitude. You don’t have to wait to be happy to feel grateful. Brother David Steindl...

Visualize Your Refuge

News of the pandemic and the resulting economic disorder can fill us with fear as we are barraged with bad news. Every day feels overwhelming, and we need to call on our resilience, our willingness to go. One way to summon our resilience is to go to a refuge in our...

Calm Your Anxiety

The Covid Virus and economic turmoil have fanned anxiety in just about everyone. I worry about my family’s health and about my retirement which looks increasingly sketchy. There is little I can do to manage these threats. But I can manage—or try to manage—how I feel...

Walking on Sunshine

When we think broadly about our life experiences in a positive light, our sense of well-being and satisfaction grows. This growth inclines us toward confidence. But how do we look through a positive lens in world where the media saturates us with reports of violence...