The Right Question

  Our approach to life creates our experience of it and how others experience us. If our filter is on the look out for what’s not quite right or what’s wrong, we are certain to find it. We’ll be skillful at spotting problems and ready to offer a critique...

Life Mirrors

Life is a reflection of energy you put out. The quality of your energy is determined by the way you spin your experience. The world responds to your energy and then you interpret and react to those new circumstances. This creates a self-reinforcing cycle. If you...

The Power of Problems

Problems help us evolve. They inspire us to be resourceful and think bigger. Like muses, they serenade our potential. When a problem appears, our mind immediately gets busy trying to solve it. The way we meet and respond to life’s inevitable challenges...

Cultivating Your Garden

To thrive, flowerbeds need clean soil, the correct seeds, proper fertilization and adequate water. The same is true for cultivating the kind of life we want. Even though it seems that our thoughts, attitudes and moods are the product of the circumstances in which we...

Agency and Attitude

Many of the forces that affect us are out of our control: floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires, warfare, economic crises, the loss of loved ones, etc… That’s why basing our happiness on outer circumstances is futile. The only logical way to create...

Positive Vs. Realistic

Making a conscious effort to be positive may cause detractors to label us simplistic and naive. But they misunderstand the power of our choices in creating the quality of our emotional lives. While it’s necessary to try to understand what’s happening in...