Authenticity Vs. Image

Being authentic means living in alignment with our values. When we act out of alignment with who we are (or want to be), there’s an internal dissonance. The greater the gap between the truth of who we feel ourselves to be and how we present ourselves in the...

Control Yourself

There are so many things in our lives over which we have no control, that it requires a skillful effort of both actively using our minds to live in balance and just letting go. We don’t control global events, others’ behavior or the tendencies and...

Under Duress

We all occasionally experience periods in which stress causes overwhelm, fear and a feeling that we’ve lost control. When we’re stretched thin, we come up against the limits of our emotional bandwidth, which sometimes leads to us treating others poorly. If...

Direct Knowing

The mind is capable of transcending itself and rising to a higher dimension. By sitting still and becoming quiet, we can learn to access relevant information that we’d otherwise have no way of knowing. Sages and seers throughout time have used this technique to...

Take Care

Nothing is more important than taking care of our own health. It’s easy to become so consumed with ambitions that we forget how deeply we’re affected by stress, overwork and overindulgence. Even caring for others can wear us down, if it’s at the...