Experience More Love

The way we experience any one has as much to do with us as it does with them. We all have preconceived notions and we constantly spin what we see and hear to conform with our beliefs. If we open to perceive these very same people with a fresh perspective, something...

Pause…Remember…Open

It’s rare to perceive the world from anything but our self-centered point of view. However, it’s possible to remember that we see through a particular angle, lens and experience that is just as skewed as others’ are. When we understand that our...

Burden Relief

Everything that exists moves in cycles, so we can be sure that we’ll enjoy good times and endure hardship. If we make our hardship a central part of our story, we’ll begin to identify with it and, while we may not consciously search out situations that...

Mind Matters Most

While pain, hardship and hunger are real, they can be made vastly better or worse by the way we hold those conditions in our minds. Agonizing over already existing conditions exacerbates them, while understanding their temporary nature can ameliorate them. We commonly...

Personal Baggage

We’re all born into specific circumstances, with particular family histories, genetic tendencies, talents, temperaments and tolerances. So much of what we take from granted comes from our invisible past. Many world traditions view ancestry as being important...

It’s ALL Temporary

While our beliefs vary regarding the nature of reality, one thing is beyond debate: reality is in constant flux. Remembering this makes us noticeably happier and more present. Knowing that things will soon change, we want to be present in the best of times. In bad...