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Getting conscious means paying attention to the nature of our ‘idle’ thoughts. Habitually thinking about what annoys us, needs improvement or our regrets causes us to repeatedly experience what we don’t like. We complain about things that don’t...

Opening Another Door to Truth

After centuries of religious abuse of power, modern humans have identified science and only that which is empirically verifiable as the sole path to understanding. This extreme swing of the pendulum has resulted in a loss in our ability to access our own intuition and...

Give Up the But

Focus on What’s Right Some people appear to have everything going for them and yet still seem to be unhappy. The reason for this is often quite simple: They take their good fortune for granted! They remain perpetually focused on what’s not working even if...

Our Spiraling Minds

Our minds have an amazing capacity to focus and conceive of an almost limitless array of possibilities. They can spiral toward the positive or toward the negative. When we use our minds to ponder what would make us happy, we get an advance payment in the form of good...

Urgency

Mastering the art of being happy doesn’t require making any complicated maneuvers. It does necessitate having a simple intention. Sit still, close your eyes, relax your body and allow everything other than present moment awareness to fall away. Let worry, anger...

What Are You Building?

Every thought you think has an impact on the quality of your life. You’re the architect and builder of your emotional abode. Thoughts of gratitude, goodwill and joy add bricks in a castle of contentment. Focusing on what’s wrong digs a hole that becomes an...