Boundaries, Not Blame

Setting clear boundaries creates healthy relationships. If someone crosses a line or acts inappropriately, it’s our responsibility to let them know how we feel about it. If they don’t honor our requests to stop the behavior, it’s our right (and...

Relax and Chill

Most stress is created by our spin. If we worry that something will make us sick, it just might. If we fear that things won’t go well, we build expectations that they won’t. One way to quell worry and anxiety is to learn to accept what happens and look for...

Internal Conflict

Sometimes we’re conflicted because we want to do something, but it’s not in alignment with our values. We indecisively weigh costs and benefits, trying to determine what’s best for us without finding the resolution we seek. There’s a very...

Identities, Opinions and Brainwashing

What if we didn’t care about being a somebody? What if we were just happy being who we are, soaking in the amazing beauty in the world around us? What if our main focus was to create, learn and simply enjoy the people we love? What if we were free from the...

Perspective and Scale

If a vehicle passes nearby, it can appear larger than a building in the distance that’s hundreds of times its size. We understand perspective in this context: the apparent size of an object is a function of where it’s located and where we stand. This...