Does Your Phone Keep You Disconnected?

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“Live-tweeting your bikini wax is not vulnerability. Nor is posting a blow-by-blow of your divorce. That’s an attempt to hot-wire connection. But you can’t cheat real connection. It’s built up slowly. It’s about... READ MORE

4 Steps toward Mindfulness and Appreciation

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“Forever is composed of nows.” ~Emily Dickinson Time is complex. A moment can feel permanent, the past can feel present, and time can both slow and accelerate. We can have a complicated relationship... READ MORE

Remove Your Dark Glasses

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 “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl Thoughts influence feeling. Whether it is happiness, fear, anger, or... READ MORE

3 Ways to Nurture Your Most Important Relationship

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“To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.” – Oscar Wilde When we think of our most important relationships, we might automatically name other people – parents, partners, children, and best friends.... READ MORE

“What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.” ― Carl R. Rogers

Openly Being is about the experience of being human. We are all so different, yet there are common challenges we face as we seek contentment, peace, and acceptance in life.