Effort and Detachment

It’s common to think that detachment means we don’t care. Many of us believe that, if we let go of our worry and anxiety about the outcome of our endeavors, our motivation will flag and our performance will suffer. That concern comes from a superficial...

One Mind

Our thoughts are not as private as we think. We appear to be separate, but we’re as connected to one another as are waves arising out of the ocean. Whether or not others are conscious of it, our joy contributes to their happiness and our negativity weighs on...

Believe

Our desires are gifts from the future, giving us information about what’s in store. When we’re especially tuned in, our dreams manifest very similarly to our visions. Trusting that our dreams are possible does wonders in helping them appear more quickly....

Change Your Mind

The blueprint of our experience is created by our dominant thought patterns. If we take a look at the quality of our daily lives, we see a reflection of our mental habits. It may seem that what happens out there, causes us to think the way we do. But the opposite is...

What’s Working?

Our state of mind is determined by where we place our attention. Focusing on what’s going wrong depresses our energy and mood. While it’s absolutely necessary to acknowledge and correct what doesn’t work, spending time blaming ourselves or others...

The Mental Origins of Suffering

The body and mind are one. Our mental habits have a direct impact on us physically, psychologically and emotionally. Most emotional and physical pain originates in our minds. That doesn’t mean the pain isn’t real. It does mean that our thought patterns and...