Comfort Zone Trap

Being attached to the familiar can keep you stuck in unhealthy situations and prevent you from making important changes that are necessary for your growth. Ironically, even when your comfort zone isn’t that comfortable, the hell you know can seem preferable to...

Honesty without Blame

Stuffing emotions to avoid conflict doesn’t work. Even though it’s sometimes uncomfortable to communicate when your feelings are hurt or you’re angry, pretending everything is fine doesn’t serve you or your relationships. Keeping in mind that...

Humility Begets Compassion

Most of us have been through some kind of hardship and loss to get to where we are now. Along with self-motivation and work, the success we experience is also partially due to grace. We’ve benefited from some combination of good timing and assistance from...

Who Matters Most?

The best thing we can do for our loved ones is take care of ourselves. What we contribute to our relationships, work and the world can only be as healthy and harmonious as we are. Trying to serve others before our own needs are met affects the quality of what we give....

Judge Not

There are many good reasons not to judge others. First, you can’t know why they act as they do. Second, judging makes others feel bad. Third, it makes you feel bad because, at some level, your consciousness experiences each judgment you have of others as if...