How to Avoid Regret

The five most commonly experienced regrets of the dying can shed some light on what to focus on while we’re still living. They wished they: 1) Hadn’t worked so hard; 2) Had stayed in better touch with friends; 3) Had the courage to express their feelings...

It’s a Matter of Focus

The stories we tell ourselves create our experience. At any given moment, there’s an equal amount of good and bad we can focus on. Our personal power is determined by where we direct our attention. Focusing on the negative makes us feel bad, lowers our energy...

Into the Heart

Our feelings are what guide us through life. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to them. The more we tune in and become aware of how we feel, the more we understand why we make the decisions we do. When we truly understand this, we can choose...

Creating Our Feelings

No matter what’s happening on the outside, it’s the story we tell ourselves about it that makes us feel the way we do on the inside. We continue to set boundaries for rude and abusive behavior, but we do it with compassion because we know that...

The Gift of Impermanence

Nothing makes us more aware of the richness of every moment than our awareness of the temporariness of it all. Flowers, clouds, seasons, our pets and even we, are here for only a blink in eternity. Remembering the ephemeral nature of life helps us understand the folly...