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...

Follow the Middle

The middle path isn’t a prescription for self-denial or boredom, it’s deep wisdom that comes from understanding the law of cause and effect. The larger the movement in one direction, the larger the reaction will eventually be in the opposite direction....

Giving and Receiving

Some find it more difficult to receive than to give because they feel indebted. Others find it more difficult to give because they don’t realize the truth that the¬†energy you put out automatically finds it’s way back to you. When you understand the...