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...

On Becoming

It’s normal to want to impress, possess and experience success, believing that it will feel good and make our lives better. But, after earning fortunes and building empires, even the most successful individuals eventually discover that, our fulfillment has...

Presence Is Undivided Attention

Meditation calms our nervous system and reduces stress. Instead of recycling an overloaded to-do list or feeling insecure about something in the past or future, we focus our attention in the present moment. This not only clears the decks of unnecessarily repetitive...

Faster Than You Think

When we look back across the expanse of our lives, it’s fruitful to consider how we might spend our remaining time in this world. The older we get, the more likely we are to see the wisdom in appreciating every moment, letting those we love know how much we care...

Eat Dessert First

Since simple carbohydrates digest more quickly than complex carbs or protein, one could argue that eating dessert first might prevent some of the problems associated with simple carbs fermenting while waiting for slower foods to digest. One could also say there are...

This Moment

Life is constantly changing. We can’t predict what lies ahead. We don’t know when, how much or which elements will change. We never know how long life will go on as it is. If we were able to take in the deep truth that nothing will ever again be the same...