The Power of Acknowledgement

Being consciously aware of how we feel in each moment not only keeps us present, it allows us to heal accumulated psychological issues that continue to resurface until they’re acknowledged, felt and allowed to dissolve. Recognizing the truth of our feelings and...

Essentially Happy

Your Essential Self doesn’t have any problems with stuff that appears in your field of awareness. It sees through eyes of love, compassion and acceptance. Your ego, however, can find a problem with almost anything. It survives by incessantly judging what it sees...

What’s In It for You?

Some experiences are so unpleasant that it’s hard to imagine how they’re ‘for you’. But everything can be. Even experiences in which you feel humiliated, hurt, angry, resentful or unjustly characterized, benefit you. If you digest them from the...

Limits Liberate You

When you eliminate the distracting noise of what you don’t want in life, you can devote yourself wholeheartedly to what you do want. Saying no to all the stuff that doesn’t interest you or suit you philosophically is a good thing. Just as good writing is...

The Gift in the Grist

Do you ever blame others for how you feel? What if your feelings have nothing to do with the current situation, but instead are caused by old programming that no longer serves your well being? What if, instead of projecting blame outward, you just noticed the...