Chamber of Expectation

What creates happiness varies tremendously from one person to the next. Different cultures, belief systems and personal experiences create diverse dreams and expectations. As different as we are, we’re similar in this way: how good we feel has to do with how big...

No Blame

In times of stress or hardship we often look for someone or something to blame. We then reinforce that idea by complaining about it to others. This only exacerbates our displeasure. We don’t actually have enough information to know if what’s happening will...

Forgiveness Is for YOU

Toxic emotions that are held tightly get buried deep down and continue to affect our behavior, temperament and mood long after the details of a particular episode are over. Living lightly means being willing to become conscious of our tendency to re-hash, amplify and...

In Times of Stress

Everything feels more intense when we’re stressed. Even the smallest irritations feel hard to deal with. Rather than let the stress overwhelm us, focusing our attention on the body and feeling the unpleasant sensations of frustration, anger or fear does wonders....

Life Is Precious

We can get so caught up in the busyness of life┬áthat we fail to take time to relax and just be. Taking care of the details of our daily routines often distracts us from the amazing beauty and grace that is all around us. It leads us to focus on what’s not...