Every Move We Make

Our DNA, environment, parental influence, education and even nutrition influence the degree to which we are aware of the agency we have over our own lives. Though our baselines differ, we all have to deal with the consequences of our actions. Everything we think, say...

Trusting Yourself

Life inevitably serves up challenges. When you trust yourself to approach these times with curiosity and an intention to find opportunity in every situation, you minimize fear, reduce anxiety and enhance your energy. Instead of worrying about improbable hypotheticals,...

Projection Is a Clue

Projection is a psychological defense mechanism through which we attribute traits to others we find unacceptable in ourselves. The intensity of our negative reaction to their behavior is a sign of the unconscious distain we feel for ourselves for behaving in similar...

Surrender Vs. Resistance

One definition of the word, surrender is to cease resistance to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority. This definition has a negative connotation. There’s another, more positive way of interpreting this word. When we think of our enemy or opponent...

For the Joy of It

When you do something for the sheer joy of doing it, rather than to strengthen your identity, not only is your approach different, the result is too. Doing for the pure pleasure it gives you involves no stress because you’re not attached to any particular...