Taking Care of Business

While you can’t control the precise way in which your actions today will influence your life tomorrow, there will certainly be an impact. From the way you think, eat and move your body, to the way you learn and train, your actions now will inevitably affect your...

Healing Trauma

Emotional and physical trauma take time to heal. Distraction or denial won’t work. Neither will making the suffering part of our identity. Healing requires eliminating blame from the equation and honestly investigating our role in creating this suffering. Seeing...

Drama Free Living

The amount of drama in your life is a sign of how conscious you are. Feeling victimized, making people wrong or trying to get others to collude with you means that you’re not taking responsibility for what shows up. When you’re busy arguing about...

Don’t Poison the Pool

Harboring discontent in our minds is like polluting our own water supply. Ruminating on issues that cause stress or anxiety only brings on more suffering. Any satisfaction experienced from venting about what’s bugging us will be brief and further delay a...

Master of Our Own Experience

An ancient parable describes a king encountering a sage who fails to show him appropriate respect. The king angrily chastises him, “I could have you beheaded.” The sage calmly responds, “And I could let you”. The story succinctly teaches us...

Self-Acceptance Heals the Shadow

Everyone has a shadow that contains aspects of personality that the conscious ego doesn’t recognize in itself. Until you’ve accepted yourself unconditionally, you’ll deny your disowned qualities and project them onto others while feeling you’re...