End Game

We’re all so inundated with messages communicating what constitutes the perfect life that it’s sometimes difficult to remember what’s truly satisfying. In reality, it’s nothing we can purchase, or have bestowed upon us, it doesn’t rely on...

The Underlying Truth

Just as the ocean expresses as waves, we are not separate entities, but individual expressions of the same force. Our individual will endows us with the ability to choose how we interpret and react to what happens. As we deepen our awareness of the fact that we really...

Arguing with Ourselves

Most of the arguments we have are in our own heads. We imagine what ‘they’ might say and form rebuttals. But no one out there is arguing with us. Engaging in fantasy feuds hypes us up and may even land us in emotional imbalance. The subsequent feelings and...

The Moment of Free Will

No matter what’s going on, you’re free to rise above the details and choose how you want to feel about it. You do this by identifying that crucial moment when the matter pops into your head and your mind starts wrapping itself around the issue. In that...

Like a Snowball

You roll through life collecting individual experiences just like a snowball collects mass. Some experiences you shed like water off a duck’s back. Others stay with you forever. The degree to which you make the good instead of bad part of your long-term story is...

Your Experience Is Made-Up

If you’re like most people, you live in a personal narrative composed of concepts, beliefs and language. You’re probably so mesmerized by your hypnotic programming that you believe it’s actually real. The stories you tell yourself are mostly...