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...

Eliminating Should

The question isn’t whether something should or shouldn’t have happened, but rather how we want to relate to it in this moment. All past thoughts, decisions and actions were ingredients in the cosmic stew that created this moment. If we don’t like the...

Arguing with Ourselves

Most of the arguments we have are in our own heads. We imagine what ‘they’ might say and form rebuttals. But no one out there is arguing with us. Engaging in fantasy feuds hypes us up and may even land us in emotional imbalance. The subsequent feelings and...