A Sense of Humor

Moving through life believing that we know what’s best will ultimately carry us onto the path of disappointment. Life will inevitably force us to deal with more than a few situations that prove the inaccuracy of that perspective. It’s far better to...

Being IS the Point

We all want to grow, learn, play, enjoy and have fun. We also want to behave in accordance with our particular philosophical system. No matter what our conscious motivation is, the goal is the same — to feel good. Happiness is existing in this moment without...

Trust Yourself

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t trust that you’re inherently good, lovable and sufficiently worthy. You’re not sure that you’re making the right choices, performing your best or maximizing your life in the highest possible...

Solving Problems with Others

There are many different ways to deal with relationship difficulties. Some are more effective than others. Demonizing and building a mental case against them, so we don’t have to take responsibility for the disharmony, is not an effective approach. Directly...

The Rescuer Complex

Basing our self-worth on our ability to rescue others might seem noble, but upon deeper reflection we see it necessitates someone else being weak so that we can feel good. This unhealthy dynamic doesn’t help them, in fact, it takes their power away. The reason...