Is Suffering Necessary?

By Brenda Rogers / 04 Jul 2014

by Phillip McKewin of the Personal Empowerment Institute Is Suffering Necessary? This is an interesting question. Personally I feel that suffering is a normal part of life and suffering provides us with infinite opportunities to awaken. Here are four reasons why I feel suffering supports our growth.  1.    Suffering allows us to connect with our humanity. … Read more

A story about bingeing

By Brenda Rogers / 12 Sep 2013

Binges and Kindness by Geneen Roth A few months ago, I was walking to a party in Manhattan. Halfway there, I stopped and bought a hot pretzel from a street vendor. That should have been my first inkling that something was amiss. Why? Oh, only two minor reasons:  I don’t like pretzels and I wasn’t … Read more

Sugar addiction, kindness and weight loss

By Brenda Rogers / 11 Jul 2013

I was driving through Sydney one fateful day listening to a fabulous documentary on the radio.  As I listened a massive light bulb went off in my head.  They were talking about sugar addiction!  It was the first time I’d heard it described in such detail with a number of people sharing their stories.  I … Read more

Am I a failure?

By Brenda Rogers / 07 Jan 2013

Hey! Did you achieve everything you wanted to achieve last year? Were your expectations of yourself fulfilled? If not, are you beating yourself up for it? Is your passion for creating new goals this year driven by a need to escape a feeling of being a failure? What are you really hungry for? I recently … Read more

Quote for today

By Brenda Rogers / 02 Oct 2012

There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others. J. Donald Walters

"A healthy mind and body simply ensures you have the time and energy to fully express and manifest your life’s purpose – it facilitates the unfolding of joy."

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