True Wealth

Having plenty of money feels good. But how much do you need? Research indicates that just up to a certain point, more money means more satisfaction. But it doesn’t guarantee happiness or emotional well-being. That comes from things that money can’t buy....

Controlling Natures

The need to control other people and situations stems from a basic insecurity that makes us believe we can only be safe if we’re in charge. This essential fear causes us to continuously try to direct the people and circumstances we encounter, so we can feel more...

Antidote for the Blues

Cultivating gratitude is an effortless way to improve our quality of life. Our dominant thoughts, emotions and feelings attract people, places and things that match our energy. The external details of our lives aren’t actually responsible for the way we feel....

Two Faces of Competition

When people consider the idea of competition, they sometimes think about the negative and unhealthy aspects first. They think of it as a zero sum game in which one person’s success necessarily means another person’s failure. That kind of competition...

Joy of Being

We determine the conditions that must be met in order for us to feel joyful. Most of us require specific possessions, experiences and outcomes to get there. If they show up, we feel good. If they don’t, we experience disappointment, sadness or grief. But each of...