Love Is…

Love is a moment by moment appreciation of what lies before us. It’s surprisingly uncomplicated and easy to share when we understand it. Love isn’t possessive or demanding. It isn’t an exchange contingent on the satisfaction of specific conditions....

Sow Love, Reap Love

When we see the world through eyes of kindness and love, we exude those qualities and shine that energy out into the world. The most obvious benefit of living our life with a loving attitude is that it makes us feel good. A secondary benefit is that others feel it and...

True Definition of Love

Truly loving someone means we love them without qualification. Even when we don’t like or accept their behavior, we still love them. When someone no longer fits the role we’ve expected them to play in our life, we can set limits, reduce our involvement,...

Disconnection from Love

When we see others through a lens of love, we’re more understanding and tolerant. We can even set boundaries and express our feelings honestly, but we do so with a tender remembrance that everyone is basically trying to find relief or feel better. The more kind...

What Matters

Making a name for ourselves and excelling in our careers might seem like the most important goals in life, but eventually we find they prove to be hollow compared with other, less glamorous pursuits like forging deep connections with loved ones, acting with kindness...

Cycle of Love

Basing your self-esteem on how you compare with others eventually backfires because it turns every person you meet into an opponent. In truth, the only healthy comparison is between you before and you now. Are you kinder, more relaxed and happier than you used to be?...