Honesty with Sensitivity

There are countless opportunities to practice diplomacy in our daily lives. For instance, if someone asks us to do something that doesn’t feel comfortable, we can honor our feelings and decline in a way that doesn’t leave them feeling rejected or scorned....

Awareness and Connection

One of the most important realizations of adulthood is recognizing that the world doesn’t revolve around us. Since we perceive the world from our unique point of view and see it through our specific conditioning and thought processes, it can be difficult to...

Blind Spots

Sometimes we come across people who behave in ways that seem so unconscious, it’s difficult to believe they don’t know better. We may wonder how they’ve come so far in life while being so unaware. When we catch ourselves having these thoughts,...

Follow the Breadcrumbs

Life is like a gigantic puzzle. We’re all searching for the right way to piece together the most meaningful, enjoyable and fulfilling life we possibly can. The more aware we are, the more clearly we see how every thought, word and deed influence and ultimately...

Smooth Ride

The more conscious we are, the smoother and more balanced our journey through life. We won’t be immune to sadness or loss and we will still be moved by beauty and grace, but we’ll live between the extremes, in equanimity. Regularly tapping into a sense of...

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...