Don’t Borrow Problems

Problems are usually mental constructs. They are vehicles upon which we project our fears and suffer. We are highly skilled at creating a wide array of scary scenarios. Our bodies react to this stress as if there is clear and present danger. This detracts from our...

Choice in Every Moment

Most of us suffer from the misconception that who we are is a fait accompli. We believe we might be able to improve this, fix that or grow a bit but, deep down, we think the potential for transformation is limited. This is incorrect. When we apply ourselves, every...

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...