How to Relieve the Stress of Insomnia

We all have nights we can’t sleep. But if you repeatedly have trouble sleeping, or feel the stress of being too tired to sleep, then you might be suffering from insomnia. Insomnia may be caused by stress, or happen when we feel fine. Still, even if we feel relaxed at bedtime, we can easily become […]

3 Happy Secrets No One Tells You About Growing Older

From time to time women in their 30s and 40s tell me they are terrified about growing older. It seems that since our teenaged years, we have all been heaped with tales about the horrors of aging…especially about menopause. It’s as if we are all headed toward an inescapable black hole. Well, I am here […]

Clutter and Depression: 3 Ways To Break The Cycle For Good!

Have you ever wondered, what is the relationship between clutter and depression?  Somebody once said, “I’ve been poor, I’ve been rich. And rich is better.” I could say, “I’ve lived in clutter and depression and I’ve lived neat.” Neat is vastly better…for your time, your health, and your peace of mind. If you want to […]

Which Meditation Methods Are Best for Protecting Your Heart and Brain?

If you practice or are considering meditation to manage your stress, you have already found one of the best methods for protecting your heart and brain, even if heart and brain health were the last thing on your mind. Why does this matter? Because there is scientific evidence that meditation can help shield you from […]

Take a Vacation From Travel Stress

For many people warmer weather means travel. As fun as travel can be, just getting somewhere these days can be stressful for travel novices and seasoned road warriors alike. Some folks relish the adventure of a trek into unknown territory, but the mere idea of leaving home can cause anxiety to people who only feel […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – December 2014, Week Four, “Meditation: Welcoming the Light”

Well, we have made it to the end of 2014, and Kevin Schoeninger has given us a final meditation on Spiritual Growth Monthly, which we can save and use again and again as we begin another year. I downloaded the audio file a few days ago, not only because it is worth repeating, but partly […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – December 2014, Week Three, “The Secret to Tranquility and Trust”

While I always enjoy Kevin Schoeninger’s articles on Spiritual Growth Monthly, this week his message seemed to be exactly what I needed, at a moment when my mental, physical and spiritual batteries all seemed tapped out. As if all we have to do during the holidays wasn’t enough, I had taken on some extra projects, and […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – December 2014, Week One, “Two Secrets to Happiness.”

Welcome to a new month and new topic from Kevin Schoeninger on Spiritual Growth Monthly. This month Kevin begins an exploration of the Pursuit of Happiness, a very appropriate theme for the holiday season, since we are all supposed to be especially happy this time of year, and we may feel more than a little guilty […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – November 2014, Week Five, “SGM Special Report: Multiply Your Manifesting Power”

With five Sundays falling in November, Kevin Schoeninger has brought his Spiritual Growth Monthly readers two bonuses for the month; a radio interview, and a special downloadable report that ties the themes of “physical intelligence” with how we can include it for “10 Simple Tweaks” to reduce stress and improve how we feel in our […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – November 2014, Week Four, “How to Get Out of Your Box, and Solve Any Challenge.”

This month on Spiritual Growth Monthly, Kevin Schoeninger has been exploring the fascinating book, “Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence” (Atria, 2014), by Thalma Lobel, Ph.D., and he wraps it up this week by focusing on boxes, movement in open space, and light bulbs. When you think of boxes and light bulbs, do you […]