Getting On with the Present

Dragging unpleasant memories from the past into the present ruins the Now. We can hurt ourselves repeatedly over things that happened long ago. But wounds only heal when we face them and really feel them. Thinking, stewing and talking about them is like picking at an...

Make Different Choices

If some aspects of your life don’t feel so good, try making different choices. Often, all you need to do to make an improvement is tweak the way you think and talk about them. Avoid complaining and try to resist recounting stories of misfortune and...

Life Is How You Frame It

When you blame any person, place or event outside yourself for the way you feel, you give your power away. No one can make you feel anything. How you frame what happens to you does that. Even though it’s sometimes difficult to admit or even perceive, your...

The Value of What Is

Accepting reality as it is, is a sane way to live. In contrast, focusing on what has, is or will go wrong, not only ruins the present moment, it keeps us stuck in a vibration that negatively impacts what comes next. What we think of as mistakes or misfortune often...

Authenticity Relieves Anxiety

When you’re comfortable with yourself, you don’t worry about how others perceive you. This doesn’t mean that you behave without concern for their feelings, you just don’t pretend to be someone you’re not. Of course there will be a natural...