Are You Ready? The I...

Last week we explored the role of education in shaping the transformational journey needed to compete successfully as a knowledge worker in today’s information economy.  This week, we will delve into what it takes to plan ahead to succeed in careers given the information economy. As the...

Drama is Optional By...

June 21: Drama is Optional You have been pre-programmed to get upset and emotional when things don’t go your way. What if all the drama in your life is of your own making? Challenging situations don’t have to result in suffering but when you say “No!” to how your life is unfolding, you create...

Flagrant Badassery: ...

Many of us have spent a great deal of our lives with a strong sense of wrongness. This can so often undermine the life we desire to create. We have molded and contorted ourselves to fit in rather than stick out, a coping mechanism many of us learned in the classrooms and families of our...

Uprooting and Transp...

“What you plant now, you will harvest later.” Og Mandino It’s the time of year when kids are excitedly looking towards the play-filled days of summer while parents are wondering how they will juggle all of their children’s activities-swim meets, fairs, camps, baseball tournaments, concerts,...

Animal Lessons, Boar...

If you are looking for upbeat, life-changing, and mind stretching information, you’ve come to the right place. Host Cynthia Brian takes you on a journey of exploration that will encourage, inspire, and motivate you to make positive changes that offer life enhancing results. It’s party time on...

Want to Transform Yo...

I hail from a society that believes “knowledge is food for the soul”.  The knowledge which sustains and shapes the soul transcends a life-time and continues on with the soul beyond the lifespan of the body itself.  Knowledge with that kind of staying power is not merely transactional but...

Big Choice, Big Chan...

Have you ever had a sense that it’s time for a big change? Many of us do, yet often it can seem too enormous to take that first step. You may put off change many times – perhaps thinking that it would just be too difficult or you will get to it someday when the children are older or you...

Overcoming Your Diff...

Eric Maisel, PhD, is a retired family therapist, a creativity and life coach, and the author of more than fifty books including his latest, Overcoming Your Difficult Family. He writes the Rethinking Mental Health blog for Psychology Today and the Coaching the Artist Within column for...

Sexualness and Money...

What if for us to create, to receive and to have more money does not mean longer hours at work, working harder or being available to your clients 24 hours a day? What if generating more money in your life doesn’t mean that your family comes last or doesn’t appear in the equation at all?...

What If Your Point o...

There are many different points of view out in the world about our bodies and our health. Depending on your source you may hear that the health of our bodies is all about genetics. That we are destined to have the diseases that run in families. Other trains of thought may believe it is...

Summer Love! By Cynt...

“The Summer Of Love was something special, We were so young and so free” Jefferson Airplane A Message from Founder and Executive Director, Cynthia Brian Fifty years ago was the famous or perhaps infamous “Summer of Love” in San Francisco where over 100,000 young people migrated from around...

Are You Slowing Your...

How many of us have bought into the belief that we must have everything gathered together before we take that first step, whether it is creation or expanding a new project, or a product, or a business? We think we have to do all the research and have explored every angle, to make sure there...

Storytime is Over! B...

June 14, 2017: Storytime is Over! In order to experience well-being with consistency, you have to give up being a victim…being a victim of your upbringing, your schooling, your background – all of which live in your story. Ready to live your life, rather than repeat your past? Storytime is...

Are You Slowing Your...

How many of us have bought into the belief that we must have everything gathered together before we take that first step, whether it is creation or expanding a new project, or a product, or a business? We think we have to do all the research and have explored every angle, to make sure there...

Smartphone Pictures,...

If you are looking for upbeat, life-changing, and mind stretching information, you’ve come to the right place. Host Cynthia Brian takes you on a journey of exploration that will encourage, inspire, and motivate you to make positive changes that offer life enhancing results. It’s party time on...

Waking Up From the D...

Waking Up From the Dream By Ariel & Shya Kane Back in the mid-eighties, we walked into a health food store and noticed a tarot card reader who, for a nominal fee, offered short sessions for the store’s clientele. The two of us were departing within the week for a six month intensive...

Spiritual Awakening ...

Steve Taylor, PhD, is the author of several books on spirituality and psychology, including The Fall and Waking from Sleep. He has also published two books of poetic spiritual reflections, including The Calm Center. Steve is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University in the...

The Power of Writing...

Writing to heal has been an important part of my personal journey for about 25 years now. As I’ve become more honest with myself about my own life and learned to see the silver linings (the gifts of learning, knowledge, wisdom and growth in every experience and every choice), I have...

Know your Self Inter...

The life we sustain by our choices are our own. This is nowhere truer than in a capitalist democracy where our choices drive the market and our civil society through our vote and subsequent participation in the democratic process.  A functional democracy that intends to be sustainable cannot...

Creating Business As...

There are many assumptions in our world about single mothers.  People may have many points of view about what you can and cannot do as the primary and sometimes only parent of your children. Many people may project that single mothers will struggle to survive or have to work several jobs with...

Oh NO! Here I Go Aga...

June 7: Oh NO! Here I Go Again! It’s natural to think “Oh NO!” when you recognize that you are getting upset. Being upset is not a flaw or failing. However, when you simply see yourself without judgement, upsets can dissolve in an instant. Tune in to this enlightening episode of Being Here...

Road Trip Guide, Gar...

If you are looking for upbeat, life-changing, and mind stretching information, you’ve come to the right place. Host Cynthia Brian takes you on a journey of exploration that will encourage, inspire, and motivate you to make positive changes that offer life enhancing results. It’s party time on...

Orgasmic Living By H...

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up each morning,  ready to leap out of bed excited for the adventures you could choose each day? Or does it seem that your days are something to get through, accomplishing as much as possible on the daily-to-do list, walking through the...

Asking the Right Que...

Science shows how very important our thoughts and words are. They have the power to create health or illness, happiness or sadness, gratitude or hate. In other words, they create the quality of our lives and even the specifics of our lives. Dr. Emoto had Buddhist Monks direct thoughts into...

Rooms of His Own By ...

The only limit to your garden is at the boundaries of your imagination.” Thomas D. Church From the street, the white ranch style house of Michael Curtis belies the magnificence waiting to be discovered beyond the garden gates.  A collector of all things cast off and cast iron, Michael...

The Freedom to Be Yo...

May 31st, 2017: The Freedom to Be Yourself “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” – Joseph Campbell An amazing thing happens when you stop picking on yourself – you discover your own perfection. Ready to be free? Join the Kanes in Being Here and experience the brilliance of...

Getting Hitched, Cle...

If you are looking for upbeat, life-changing, and mind stretching information, you’ve come to the right place. Host Cynthia Brian takes you on a journey of exploration that will encourage, inspire, and motivate you to make positive changes that offer life enhancing results. It’s party time on...

Embracing Our Divine...

Witches were burned because they were healers adept at using herbs and other gifts of Mother Earth. When freed slaves got the vote, it was just the men because no women could vote. We still don’t have an Equal Rights Amendment. Women make less money than men for the same job. Only 4% of...

Growth and Suicide P...

  Teens talk and the world listens every Tuesday NOON PT on the Voice America Kids Network. Produced by StarStyle® Productions, LLC and Cynthia Brian, these young adults know how to rock and express their unique views. Join the fun! “When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And...

Vital, Alive, and Hu...

Have you always had a sense that more was possible with bodies and your body in particular, than what those around you believed or what you heard from experts in the health field? When you or family members were told you had a forever disease, did you sense perhaps that there were other...