The Best Nourishment Available

There’s little question that a balanced diet and regular exercise promote good health. However, what benefits your mental, emotional and physical well-being most is healthy thinking. Accepting life as it happens, letting go things you can’t change,...

Waves of Life

Sometimes the waves of life wash in joy. Sometimes they bring grief. But, there’s a way to remain anchored to your core even when unwanted ones crash against you. No matter which wave you’re dealing with now, remember, it will soon pass. Understanding the...

Find the Kernel

Every experience contains within it something that can be of benefit. There are no exceptions. It may enhance your well-being, expand your awareness or improve your ability to connect with others. Failure to find the benefit isn’t proof that the axiom is false,...

Everything Is Energy

Everything in the universe is animated by the same force. We’re all individual expressions of that force, just as a wave is an individual expression of the ocean. When we die, the force doesn’t die, it moves out of our bodies just as a wave dissolves back...

Perspective and Scale

If a vehicle passes nearby, it can appear larger than a building in the distance that’s hundreds of times its size. We understand perspective in this context: the apparent size of an object is a function of where it’s located and where we stand. This...

Creating Our Feelings

No matter what’s happening on the outside, it’s the story we tell ourselves about it that makes us feel the way we do on the inside. We continue to set boundaries for rude and abusive behavior, but we do it with compassion because we know that...