Protect this First

When people disagree with us, the uneasiness we feel isn’t really a result of their differing opinions, it’s usually about us feeling a lack of validation. The mistaken assumption that being right is more important than feeling peaceful causes us to take...

Don’t Trip

Stressing yourself out does little good. It actually does harm to you and those who feel your energy. When you’re stressed, you don’t think as clearly as when you’re relaxed and calm. Stress creates an anxious vibration that attracts, like every kind...

War and Peace

If you’re focused on controversial subjects and preoccupied with who’s right and who’s wrong — you’re at war. Though you may appear calm from the outside, fixing your attention on turmoil and arguing hypotheticals until you’re...

Transitory Satisfaction

Achieving goals is satisfying — briefly. Then new circumstances become routine and give birth to future rounds of objectives and desires, each of which brings new challenges, stresses and suffering. This encourages positive growth and evolution beyond the...

Blocking Energy

Traditional Chinese medicine associates sickness with blocked energy. The free flow of vital energy is inhibited by disease, physical injury or stress. Stress is a physiological condition in which fear or anxiety puts your body into high alert. This reduces the flow...

Inner Composure

Inner composure is the center-piece of well-being. It’s a by-product of being authentic about who we are and how we feel. Acknowledging and feeling our feelings as sensations, allows them to to be heard and dissolve when we’ve absorped the lessons we need...