“Dig within. Within is the wellspring of good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
I believe wholeheartedly that every single one of us can learn how to be Always Well Within.
With encouragement, insight, and dedication, we can reconnect with our own inner spring of lasting happiness and profound well-being.
Never doubt the goodness that lies within you. At times, it may seem like a buried treasure, but it’s always there to be found.
This is the underlying message of every post at Always Well Within, and the driving force behind this blog.
Thank you for reading my blog. I genuinely hope that my articles have influenced your life in a positive way, bringing more meaning, perspective, inspiration, and happiness to you.
I’m enormously grateful for all the joy, love, and insight you have given to me! Your comments are truly remarkable in their depth of feeling, profound perspective, creative ideas, and uplifting spirit. You enrich my life each and every day. Regardless of whether you’ve ever left a comment or not, I appreciate your readership and support. If you have a moment, I have some questions for you at the end of this post.
Exceptional Posts from Always Well Within 2010
Over the last 9 months, I’ve published 142 posts. These are the ones that shine the brightest in your eyes and mine.
Top 20 posts based on the number of views:
- 100 Inspirational Quotes to Celebrate 100 Blog Posts
- High Oxalate Foods Can Trigger Pain and Inflammation
- Retraining the Brain for CFS, FMS, MCS, PTSD, GWS
- The Low Oxalate Diet
- 11 Ways to Reduce Your Oil Use
- The Health Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths
- Timeless Blogging Advice: 12 Great Links
- Are You A Highly Sensitive Person?
- One Powerful Word: A Simple Approach to New Year’s Resolutions
- Bird Safety, Teflon, and a Teflon-free Rice Cooker
- 5 Steps to Diffusing Anger
- 21 Ways to Simply Be
- Low Oxalate Greens
- Expert Advice on Writing Faster Blog Posts
- Are Hidden Food Sensitivities Making You Miserable?
- The Revolution Begins Within
- Is Attachment Destroying Your Happiness?
- Energy Medicine for a Wacky Immune System
- How to Meditate: Eight Simple Steps
- Happiness Is An Inside Job
- A Simple Guide to Inner and Outer Harmony – 5-part series capturing essential advice from the Dalai Lama
- Vibrant Health Through Energy Medicine – 3-part series capturing essential advice on healing from Donna Eden
- High Oxalate Foods Can Trigger Pain and Inflammation – 3-part series
- Resting the Mind: A 3-Minute Exercise in Non-Meditation – 2-part series capturing essential advice from Mingyur Rinpoche on the heart of meditation.
In September, I began a weekly series of reflective exercises – Mini-Mind Challenges – to help us uproot our limiting thoughts, emotions, views, and habits. Here are a few favorites:
- Is a Lack of Forgiveness Holding You Back?
- Riding the Wild Waves of Mind
- How Wide is Your Love?
- Taming the Wild Elephant of Mind
- A Letter from the World of Emptiness
Guest Posts, Collaborations, Special Mentions
I enjoy being part of a vibrant community of personal development bloggers. These are some of the special interactions I’ve been honored to be a part of in 2010.
My Guest Articles
- At The Bold Life entitled Be Wisely Selfish
- At Positive Provocations entitled Life is But a Dream
- At Evolving Beings entitled November Evolving Being in Action
- At One Cool Site Blogging Tips entitled Blogging: Starting Over
Guest Posts at Always Well Within
- The Most Important VISA to Put to Use This Holiday Season by Evita Ochel – Evolving Beings
- How to Meditate: Eight Simple Steps by Bernie Schreck from – In the Footsteps of the Buddha
- JD Meier’s List of Personal Development Blogs at Sources of Insight
- Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers at Kikolani
Do You Have Any Suggestions ?
If you have a few moments, I would love to hear any feedback you have about the content offered at Always Well Within. I’m not seeking compliments! I’m just curious to know more about your interests and how my writing can better serve you. Here are some questions that have been floating around in my mind. Don’t feel you need to answer them all.
- What brings you to Always Well Within?
- What would you like me to focus on in 2011?
- Which are your favorite topics?
- Which topics interest you the least?
- Do you think I focus on too many different topics?
- Do you like the word “mini-mind challenge”. If not, do you have a better suggestion.
- Any other suggestions?
Thank you so much for your input.
Wishing you a wonderful New Year! May all your dreams come to fruition in 2011. May you always be well, happy, and safe.
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