Don’t Burn Bridges

Our ego is necessary to make our way in the world, however, when we are too attached to this sense of self, we’re likely to have run-ins with others’ egos. We can feel insulted when none was intended. Even if someone tells us they disapprove, they’re...

The Logic of Detachment

Few of us question the validity of our own opinions. Yet, in truth, we rarely can confirm our beliefs beyond a shadow of doubt. Even if our point of view is plausible, if we’re open minded, we’re able to see some truth in other perspectives. Because we...

Seize the Opportunity

When an interaction triggers our ego or angers us, it’s a perfect time to turn our awareness within. When we attribute our feelings to others, we miss the opportunity to heal the original issue that they have merely triggered. Even if it feels like they really...

Harmony Is Natural

Most of us are addicted to drama. Whether we’re unhappy with a family member, spouse, friend, co-worker, our health, wealth or current affairs, it can feel normal to always have someone or something that aggravates, irritates or causes us some kind of distress....

Our Constructed Self

Most of us are constantly working to build and maintain a constructed sense of self rather than just relaxing into the truth of who we are. Our ego creates this persona and tries to cultivate it by keeping our attention on ideas of separation, loss and fear. Believing...

Taking It Personally

Our perspective about what’s appropriate behavior comes from our conditioning. Someone else may see the same behavior in a different light. When another’s actions rubs us the wrong way, our reaction can create a problem where no offense was intended. Once...