Seismic Shift

The pursuit of scarce resources has historically resulted in vigorous competition. This competition has improved the standard of living for many and encouraged technological advancement. But it has also expanded the gap between the haves and the have nots. The pursuit...

Flip It

The Coronavirus pandemic will likely result in hardship for many of us. It’s a game changer with as yet unknown consequences. Just thinking about it can bring up unwanted emotions like fear, grief and anger. We can distract ourselves, but only temporarily. The...

Measured Response

Newton’s third law, “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction,” not only applies to physical matter, but also to human emotions. When things get heated in a conversation, we’re likely to match the degree and pitch of one...

Pendulums

On every level of every topic, there exists a continuous movement from one side of the continuum to the other. Sometimes the swings are large, sometimes minimal. It may be difficult to conceive of where we are in that pendulum movement, but it is always moving. The...

Partial Pictures of Reality

Reality is a glorious eruption of good, neutral and bad phenomena. It¬†always contains of multitude of events we value variously, depending on our perspective. Disproportionate focus on what doesn’t suit our preferences is an invitation to anxiety, stress, and...

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...