Mums the Word

Powerful wisdom can be found in everyday sayings. One of the most concise and popular pieces of advice is as true today as ever: If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. We’d like to make a small modification: If you can’t...

Honesty is the Best Policy

Just because you said you’d do something, doesn’t mean it’s always wise to follow through with it. Unless you have a chronic problem keeping your word, it’s okay to change your plans and trust that it’ll be in the best interest of all...

It Takes Two

Although it’s tempting to believe that difficult situations are created entirely by one party, it’s almost never true. One hand clapping makes no sound. Antagonistic, argumentative, accusatory and mean behavior have nothing to bump up against if you remain...

First True Love

All conflicts come from lack of self-love. You can’t really love others until you truly love yourself. When you don’t, you encounter bumps. When you do, your life flows smoothly. If you’re not experiencing the joy you want, take a look within and...

The Truth About Opinions

No matter how hard you try, you will never be able to convince anyone of anything they aren’t ready to understand. Trying to will just aggravate you both. Next time you have the impulse to teach somebody the wisdom of your point of view, remember, just because...