No Square Pegs

When something is right for us, we usually sense it. We recognize deep down that it’s a thumbs-up and things related just seem to flow. If that feeling isn’t there,¬†we can become impatient and try to force things into place that aren’t congruous. No...

One Tribe

The desire to belong to a group is natural. But, tribally excluding others, segregating or placing oneself in a superior category through association, is a weak way to grasp for power that’s neither earned nor real. No one is automatically better than another...

Emotional Set Point

No matter how badly we want something, we’re unlikely to feel any different after we get it. Our psychological/emotional set point only changes temporarily upon the satisfaction of external conditions¬† We have to make a concerted effort to change that set point...

Presence Is Undivided Attention

Meditation calms our nervous system and reduces stress. Instead of recycling an overloaded to-do list or feeling insecure about something in the past or future, we focus our attention in the present moment. This not only clears the decks of unnecessarily repetitive...

The Purpose of Life

What’s the meaning of life? Do we each have our own unique purpose or are we just the one force expressing as many, experiencing itself for the joy of it? Does it matter what we accomplish in the big scheme of things? Though we may never know for sure what...