Honey Vs. Vinegar

The fact that we don’t like something doesn’t necessarily mean it’s wrong. Realizing this helps us temper our reactions to unwanted events. When we respond to situations or others’ behavior without blaming, shaming or disdaining, we not only...

Harmony Is Natural

Most of us are addicted to drama. Whether we’re unhappy with a family member, spouse, friend, co-worker, our health, wealth or current affairs, it can feel normal to always have someone or something that aggravates, irritates or causes us some kind of distress....

To Err Is Human

Mistakes help us learn and evolve. No matter how it appears, harm caused by others’ mistakes is mostly unintended. We all do things with the idea of benefiting ourselves or our loved ones. If we find, in retrospect, that we took action without concern about the...

Form Vs. Content

Sometimes we see others through external metrics like their accomplishments, degrees, fame orĀ  possessions. These markers can impress us and temporarily cause us to forget to evaluate whether they also have other, more important qualities like authenticity, kindness,...

Energy Reflects Back

The quality of the energy we put out is what we’ll see reflected back to us by the world. The more judgmental we are of others, the more we fear others will judge us. If we’re unkind, we will naturally expect others to be unkind to us. If we feel unworthy,...