Broader Perspective

Life moves in cycles. Some cycles occur in segments of time perceptible to the human eye and some occur over eons, giving the illusion of stability and stasis. Societies sometimes go out of balance in one direction creating the need for abrupt corrections in the...

Relationship Ballet

No two people are perfectly aligned in every aspect of their personalities. That’s why learning when to stand up for ourselves and when to let go is so valuable. When we come on too strong, we risk others shutting down. Speaking our truth is important but, if we...

What Are You Attending To?

We cultivate and grow whatever we give our time and attention to. Whether we want to learn a musical instrument, foreign language, physical sport, grow a garden or interest of any kind, it takes time and focus. The same is true for our careers and our relationships...

The Right Mindset

People often disagree about which societal rules and standards are most likely to result in the highest well-being for the greatest number of people. But there’s something far more important in creating happiness than what can be resolved in these hypothetical...

Boundaries for Balance

Authentic giving is done without anticipation of reward. When we expect something in return, it’s conditional and more like a trade. There’s nothing wrong with wanting something in return, it’s just not true giving. Even real giving can cause...

Balance Is Relative

What feels great to one person may be unpleasant for another. Nothing is truly objective. We can only define something in relation to a particular perspective. Your idea of good and bad, restrained and excessive may be entirely irrelevant from another’s point of...