Assume Beginner’s Mind

When learning something new, it’s often best to drop your preconceived notions and try to adopt a fresh perspective. It’s difficult to improve when you think you already know everything you need to. Whatever your expertise now, assuming there’s more...

Your Inner Flame

Sages have been teaching students how to light their internal fire for centuries. This practice is for anyone, regardless of religious persuasion or philosophy. Be still, quiet your mind and take a moment to embody the feeling you seek. If it’s contentment you...

How to Change Your Life

When you hear that you can accomplish anything you put your mind to, it sometimes has a ring of truth to it and sometimes it sounds like fantasy. You want to believe it’s true, but there seems to be so many factors out there in the world that could impede your dreams....

Become a Master!

If you want to become really good at something, do it everyday. Whether learning a musical instrument or developing a physical skill, when you do it regularly, you make the sort of progress that builds on itself. Doing something everyday creates mental, physical or...

Gratitude Is About Remembering

Sometimes getting out of a funk requires nothing more than shifting your attention from the laundry list of things that could be improved to remembering how fortunate you are right now. Just muster up the intention and take note of all the good you already have in...

Check the Negativity

The ego loves to notice what’s wrong with people, places or things and pronounce its observation to anybody who’ll listen. It makes you feel insightful and smart enough (momentarily) to notice what isn’t as good as it could be. But this fleeting...