Effort and Detachment

It’s common to think that detachment means we don’t care. Many of us believe that, if we let go of our worry and anxiety about the outcome of our endeavors, our motivation will flag and our performance will suffer. That concern comes from a superficial...

The Beautiful Present

Life appears as a series of moments, each one arising with new opportunities and challenges. Time seems to stretch and shrink depending on how we’re perceiving what comes into our awareness. Beautiful moments feel so fleeting, while troubles can seem eternal....

Our Point of Power

Life is a collection of moments that we string together and create a narrative about. However, there really is no other time than Now. Our point of power is in present moment. Worrying about the future depletes our precious energy and is premature since we don’t...

Gifts in the Present

Life is a series of separate moments strung together that appear as time. But nothing happens outside of the present moment. Many moments slip away without our notice because we’re lost in thoughts about the past or the future. The present moment is full beyond...

The Present

The past is gone and the future isn’t here. Any time we spend thinking about either takes us away from what’s real: NOW. Time spent in regret is only useful for remembering what we don’t want to repeat, but should be minimized because what we focus...

Death As Incentive

Perhaps death is nature’s way of creating a sense of urgency for humans. If we had no awareness of endings, we might keep postponing¬†what’s important. People who’ve lost loved ones or had brushes with death themselves understand the¬†preciousness of...