Living In Harmony

The idea of living in harmony with all sentient beings might seem like nonsense to anyone who thinks humans are superior, or boring to those addicted to drama. But, nothing beats the feeling created by the awareness that we’re each part of the same system....

Giving Begets Receiving

Equilibrium is a Universal Law. Nature always seeks a balance. Nearly every aspect of reality is in flux, shifting from one extreme to the other through equilibrium, between yin and yang. Movement in one direction eventually results in equal movement in the opposite...

Attention

We all like attention. Sometimes it might make us feel uncomfortable, but being noticed and feeling appreciated is a natural human need. Jockeying to get that attention may result in us getting noticed, but it might not deliver the kind attention we’re after....

Impressing Others

In this modern, social world, it seems that our survival (or success) depends on earning the respect of others. This perceived dependency can create a compulsion to try to impress others with our skills, intelligence or personality. It may be an unconscious impulse to...

Take a Step Back

We rarely have enough information about things that happen today to know how we’ll feel about them in the future. Since we can’t gauge how an interaction, event or accident will ultimately impact us, it’s wise to handle even ostensibly unfortunate...