Find the Connection

Competing, winning, approval-seeking and acquiring status don’t really deliver what you might think. While they seem like plausible methods of distinguishing yourself in order to get positive feedback, they actually make you feel separate. Rather than helping you...

Simplicity

The more aligned we are with the true nature of reality, the simpler life seems. Confused minds cling to their stories and have a personal stake in being right. Misaligned minds think simplicity is shallow or willful ignorance. Convoluted minds create all kinds of...

Acceptance Is Love

There’s no better way to express your appreciation of someone than to accept them, just as they are. It’s the supreme affirmation of another’s being. To accept them without any qualifiers, disclaimers or edits is love. Judgment and exclusion...

Lemons Are for Lemonade

When we feel down about the way life is unfolding, it’s crucial not fight to our feelings. Allowing them to be without resistance is the most effective way to evolve through them. If we distract ourselves, argue against them or stuff them, they get energized by...

Most Important Performance

There are loads of people doling out advice on how to be more organized and efficient, improve your career trajectory, make more money and have a better relationship. But the only performance that you really need to concern yourself with is how well you’re doing at...

Frustration Is Optional

It’s normal to become frustrated when things don’t go the way we think they should or when we don’t do as well as we think we should. Fortunately, it’s within our power to stop ‘shoulding’ on ourselves. Instead of editorializing...