Communication Maintains Harmony

We all have the right to make the choices that feel best to us – as long as they don’t hurt others. Honoring our own truth is an essential ingredient in cultivating our own well-being. If we think a particular choice that feels right to us might offend or...

Clear Communication

Clear communication enhances relationships, while careless expression can cause misunderstandings. It’s important with verbal communication and even more so with shorthand communication such as text and email. When we’re overly terse or vague, others read...

Honey Vs. Vinegar

The fact that we don’t like something doesn’t necessarily mean it’s wrong. Realizing this helps us temper our reactions to unwanted events. When we respond to situations or others’ behavior without blaming, shaming or disdaining, we not only...

Our Illusion of Separateness

At the quantum level, everything is made up of the same thing: Atoms. At 99.99999 percent energy and .00001 percent matter, we aren’t as solid as we appear. Since we’re all ultimately part of a vast field of waves and particles, any sense of separation is...

Our Contribution

Every exchange we have with others is a collaborative project created by the combined attitude, energy and approach of all involved. Having a conscious intention to create a positive experience brings satisfying results. If we want to bake a cake that rises, we have...

Communicate

Rather than communicate our feelings, it’s tempting to¬†avoid confrontation and let things slide, especially when we anticipate defensiveness or hostility in response. However, allowing emotional baggage to buildup isn’t worth the temporary comfort of...