Toci Tag

Our internal dialogue is comprised of the many voices in our head. They distract, judge, compare, and appear to support us in solving problems. These voices take us out of the present, causing us to cycle old thoughts and memories about the past and worries or strategies around the future. Instea...

Making assumptions is a habit that can be as hard to break as giving up smoking. Our mind gets addicted to filling in the blanks in any scenario, and before we know it we are reaching for another assumption and harming our mental health. While assumptions might give us an immediate sense...

I had an epiphany last week as I pondered a line from don Miguel's The Circle of Fire prayer. While the world loves The Four Agreements, don Miguel once told me his favorite book is The Circle of Fire, formerly titled "Prayers."

Here is the line that caught my attentio...

Twice a year I make a pilgrimage to the Basilica in Mexico City to visit what is probably the most visited and revered spiritual site of the Americas.

I love the energy, faith, and beauty that vibrates from the people and the place. But this trip I had an experience that both completely sh...

We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be?  Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all mean...

"Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love." don Miguel Ruiz

While the first agreement, be impeccable with your word, is only five words, they are five words that could be researched and practiced for a long, long time. As I...

I am blessed with a fabulous mother, so every Mother's Day I get to give her a call and thank her for being such an inspiration and support in my life. Since we live in different states, I usually send a card, sometimes a gift, talk with her on the phone, and go about my day.

But this Moth...

Doing our best means living in the present moment, taking into account our current emotional, energetic, and physical state... The fourth agreement encourages us to be flexible and honest with doing our best using the resources available to us, within and without. From Tips for Doing Your ...

“It is very interesting how the human mind works. We have the need to justify everything, to explain and understand everything, in order to feel safe. We have millions of questions that need answers because there are so many things that the reasoning mind cannot explain. It is not important ...

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