A Piano Brings Hope: Reclaiming a Love that Never Died

By Laura Staley, Cherish Your World As a child, I felt a cautious relief from walking on eggshells when my mother played the grand piano in our living room. Playing the piano seemed to make her happy and shifted her focus away from me. She especially enjoyed playing “Begin the Beguine.” She also loved playing Christmas carols, often insisting that…

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Brown Paper Packages Tied Up in Knots: Giving and Receiving Gifts with a Loving Heart

By Laura Staley, Founder of Cherish Your World We are heading into that time of year of gift exchanges and celebrations. Even as adults, we can feel excited to give and receive gifts. But sometimes for many of us, it’s tricky too. Even if we overall love the exchange, there may be a tug of anxiety, unworthiness, or other feelings…

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A Pathway to A Quieter Mind: Cultivating an Inner “Fly on the Wall”

By Laura Staley, Founder of Cherish Your World   I have so much to do … Why have I been so lazy? This situation is the worst thing ever—no good can come of it. Why did I say that stupid thing to that new colleague? She looked so uncomfortable after I spoke to her! Why can’t I ever remember people’s…

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Is Anger Really A Virtue?

I guess I should clarify before the world goes into chaos popping off at everyone in sight because “Mandy said it would bring enlightenment”. Justified anger, expressed in a constructive way is a virtue and can put you in touch with your true passions. But that’s a long and boring title. Anger is a delicious and yummy emotion that gets…

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80% of Chronic Disease Can be Prevented and much REVERSED

Most of us don’t just wake up one day and feel or look our absolute worst. It sneaks up on us and those we love slowly and effortlessly like a dark moonless night. Well- the choices that got you there; don’t have to keep you there. We can prevent chronic disease- heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure. These are the…

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Allergies & The NCAA

Do you suffer from allergies and/or asthma?  Are you sneezing, experiencing a runny nose, watery eyes, coughing, wheezing, and feeling like you are sick, but you are not?  Join the more than 40 million Americans who are searching for ways to feel better. There have been over 6 articles about allergies in the Marysville Journal Tribune and the Columbus Dispatch…

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