Spread the Love!

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Being clear might be boiled down to the old adage, “Honesty is the best policy,” but is it really that simple? It’s all about transparency. When you’re clear about who you are, you’ll find that your interactions with others will improve! Read more about one woman’s experience with being clear here!

Improving Your Interaction With A Friend Who Is Suffering

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It’s tricky talking with someone who you know who has just experienced a life-altering tragedy or loss.  They may have suddenly lost a family member or members, had a horrible accident, or found out they have a serious disease.  Coming to an interaction with someone who is suffering calls you to be relational.  You may […]

Live in the Now

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Being grounded means living in the now. You do not let events in your past define who you are as a person. You reject labels for others, so you reject putting labels on yourself.  For some useful tips on how to start living in the now, click here.

Being Clear- Avoiding the Slippery Slope of Lying and Deception

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Lying can be a slippery slope. One deception can lead to another. It’s science. According to a recent New York Times article, “people who tell small, self-serving lies are likely to progress to bigger falsehoods, and over time, the brain appears to adapt to the dishonesty.”  At ORANS, it’s affirming to hear that science is […]

Back to Center, Back to Calm

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Being centered is a counter-egoic way to hack being calm! By focusing on the breath, you can bring clarity back into your thoughts and actions.  Read some helpful tips on how to be more centered here.  

Kindness and Generosity: A Perfect Pair

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How do you keep a marriage healthy?  Studies say that two of the ways of being relational are key to keeping a partnership happy and healthy.  The way in which couples express kindness and generosity to each other can actually say a lot about whether they stay together.  Not surprisingly, the more ways in which […]

7 Ways, 7 Days

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Everyone knows that there are seven days of the week, but not everyone knows that there are 7 ways to be relational!  7 days and 7 ways means that every day provides us with the opportunity to practice a new way of being relational.  ORANS wants to help you learn how to be relational- why […]

Eric Hites Gets Grounded and Gets Going

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Eric Hites was 567 pounds, living in his parents’ house in Indiana after his wife left him for another man, unemployed, and had a choice to make. He could do the easy thing (nothing) or he could make a lifestyle change to get a handle back on his health and his life. It was while […]