It Used to Be Better

Do you ever look at the world and think to yourself that things used to be so much better? If so, it might be a time for you to look within. You may have the same memory bias that previous generations have been exhibiting since the beginning of time, which presents...

Different Data Set

Since we all have vastly divergent pasts, predilections, proclivities and potentialities, we can’t presume to know what’s reasonable or logical to anyone else. Judging or critiquing their choices from our vantage point makes as little sense as a giraffe...

Self-Righteousness

The less we question our own opinions, the less likely we are to consider the validity of others‘ viewpoints. Outright dismissal of others’ opinions is a dangerous pursuit. It justifies demonizing those who hold different points of view and opens the door...

Creating Peace

If you don’t like the ‘other side’ because they seem prejudiced, arrogant or narrow-minded, it doesn’t help to judge, condescend or dismiss them. Even though it’s difficult to open your heart and mind to those who have dramatically...

Life Is a Reflection

What and how we see is a reflection of our own consciousness. Our attention is naturally drawn to whatever’s in alignment with our thoughts and feelings. Our experience is our interpretation of reality through our filter, which is informed by our conditioning,...

The Philosophy of What Is

Because we’re born into particular familial, cultural and philosophical contexts, it’s understandable that we have preferences. We favor certain foods, climates, people and behavior. These are relative standards, not truths. They indicate nothing other...