Total Well-Being

Epicurus said the two greatest goods are a tranquil mind and healthy body. Unfortunately, the busyness of everyday life can cause us to forget about the vital importance of maintaining these qualities. Neglecting either will result in suffering. It’s far better...

Perfect Vs. Conscious

The desire to excel at something we care about is normal. Whether in our career, parenting or some other area, it feels good to be skillful. However, if the desire to achieve mastery comes from a feeling of inferiority, it can turn into an imbalanced compulsion to be...

Opposites

The world we see is the result of a grand movement of energy bouncing back and forth between opposites. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. In relation to its opposite, each thing comes into sharper focus. The only way to escape this dance of...

Fear Diet

Fear is as deadly as any virus. A constant diet of fear and worry weakens the immune system and actually renders us more vulnerable. We are responsible for our own well-being. This includes balancing the desire to be informed with the need to maintain personal peace...

Life Style Design

There’s a popular belief that lifestyle hacks make us more productive, earn more money and enjoy life more. It may be contrary to conventional wisdom but, a better life doesn’t actually depend on any of these factors. Rather, it’s the result of...

The Good and the Bad

It seems that the way we feel is the result of what happens to us, however, the opposite is actually true. Though most of what happens to us is often beyond our control, it’s how we spin it and consequently feel about it, that creates our experience. Both yin...