What We Want

The way we experience life is a result of how we frame the information we collect. We aren’t responsible for how we initially interpret what happens, that’s a product of our conditioning. However, we can reformulate, reassess and re-position almost...

Limited Perception

Our perception of reality seems so solid, logical and undebatable to us that it’s hard for us to believe that it’s actually subjective, limited and not universally agreed upon. A story: A man was driving on a winding, mountain road. Suddenly, another...

Cultivating Right Energy

Because we all have unique programming, we process our lives differently. That’s why two people can experience exactly the same circumstances but have completely different interpretations and feelings relating to comfort, safety and meaning. The way we spin it...

Responsibility Frees Us

We’re responsible for everything we feel. If someone’s behavior offends us or we think they’re uncaring, it’s important to remember that we are the ones holding that impression. We can’t know whether any perceived slights are intentional....

It’s All Story

Our spin creates our emotional reaction to life. We are capable of weaving such complicated and compelling stories about anything and everything. Whether we’re telling them consciously or unconsciously, we believe these narratives and feel there’s no...

Shakesperean Wisdom

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” This quote from Hamlet states a perennial truth that we would all do well to remember. It’s only when we understand how completely our personal interpretation and reaction creates our...