Hurdles to Happiness

It’s normal to believe we’ll experience the best part of life at some point in the future, once we’ve put aside enough money, advanced our careers or overcome some hurdles. But this thinking presents one of the biggest obstacles to experiencing a...

The Essential You

Some people are unaware of their deeper dimension. They consider themselves the sum total of their name, family, experiences, credentials and accomplishments. There’s no distinction between who they seem to be perceived as out in the world and who they are,...

No Need to Be Completed

The compulsion to compete, achieve, possess and be admired by others is founded upon a basic misunderstanding of fulfillment. It presumes that having satisfying experiences, material comforts and positive affirmation from others will make us happy. There’s...

Use Your Filter

Filters help us eliminate pollution in the air and water. Mental filters are equally important in providing relief from divisive ideas and those who spread them. Because there’s so much negative noise from the news, social media and the internet, it’s more...

Fearful Feedback Loops

Some believe that envisioning what might go wrong makes us safer by nudging us to prepare for potentially negative situations. Unfortunately, the human mind often grabs a hold of hypothetical scenarios and simply replays them ad nauseam. This act of repetition...