Worry Interferes With Being Present

Most worry is related to attachment. We’re often concerned about our health, loved ones or possessions. But only in the most exceptional circumstances is this fear in reaction to what’s actually happening in this moment. Dropping the habit of worrying...

Our Point of Power

Our mental chatter keeps us so distracted thinking of the past or worrying about the future, that the present moment is often just an unappreciated blur. We spend our time zoned out in our own mental constructs of those other times. If we stop and actually listen to...

The Present

Life is so precious and fragile. Our time here is fleeting. This is never so obvious as it is when something unexpected happens to us or a loved one. When we develop a regular practice of loving and forgiving ourselves and others, we maximize our appreciation of life...

Quelling Anxiety

Whether our fear concerns family, career, finances or the condition of the world, it creates the same psychological and physiological results. We live this imagined experience over and over again as if it’s real until we’re so stressed that we can’t...

The Last Dance

What if this was our last day on Earth? What if, when we say goodbye to someone, we’ll never see them again? What if this is the last time we take out the trash, mow the lawn, run the bothersome errand or have to endure another conversation with that person?...