Freedom and Bondage

When you think of yourself as conscious awareness, it releases you from the bondage that goes with identifying only as a body. Freedom that comes from within, can’t be limited by your external conditions. You may still experience discomfort and pain, but you...

Potential

The degree to which human potential is biological versus environmental is unknowable. It’s clear that attributes such as strength, intelligence, talent and beauty differ from person to person, in the same way that how we’re loved, educated and nurtured...

Personal Barometer

It’s tempting to compare ourselves with others and wonder how we measure up? Are we as impressive or successful? Will we need to redouble our efforts in order to feel worthy? We ask these questions when our self-acceptance is based on comparisons. We can use...

Contract or Expand

Fear, worry and judgment tighten our muscles, cause our shoulders to round and our vision to shift downward. Conversely, when we offer the benefit of the doubt, expect the best and greet the world with openness, our heads lift, our eyes widen, opportunities beckon,...

Positive Vs. Realistic

Making a conscious effort to be positive may cause detractors to label us simplistic and naive. But they misunderstand the power of our choices in creating the quality of our emotional lives. While it’s necessary to try to understand what’s happening in...