Challenge Twelve: Nurture the Soul

A prison might not be the first place that comes to mind when considering the benefits of regular spiritual practice. Yet, the success of a meditation program offered to inmates at a high-risk prison in Alabama gives weight to the adage “don’t judge a book by its cover.” The William E. Donaldson Correction Facility is a maximum-security prison located in Bessemer,… Read More

Challenge Eleven: Keep Learning

Whether pursuing a formal university degree or taking a music class for fun, furthering your education can make life more enriching and rewarding. There are many reasons to invest in your own education – perhaps you want to start down a new career path, or simply fulfill a life-long dream of playing Stairway to Heaven on the guitar. No matter… Read More