Beyond Thought

One of the most effective ways to find solutions to perplexing problems is to stop the linear thought process altogether. It’s only by quieting a busy mind that you create enough space for new insights to percolate up from the subconscious. Try it by sitting...

How Problems Are Made

Problems only become problems when we define them that way. A problem to one person may be an opportunity to another. Our interpretations create our experience. When we catch ourselves identifying a problem, it’s good take a closer look and ask if we want to...

The Source of Problems

Whether you’re aware of it or not, your mind is the cause of every problem in your life. The easier it is for you to admit this, the easier your life will be. Denying it demonstrates a lack of understanding of the nature of reality. Most problems arise from...

Problem Creator, Problem Solver

The answer to most of your problems is found within. Not only is your own mind responsible for your emotional difficulties, it’s the engine you use to investigate and overcome those difficulties. But you won’t find solutions with the same agitated mind...

When Bad News Strikes

It’s not so much what happens for us individually and collectively, but how we deal with it that creates our experience of it. Challenges require us to stretch and grow. It’s important to pay attention to what’s happening in the world, but it’s...

Healthy Relationships

Every relationship experiences occasional periods of disharmony. As each person grows, adjustments are inevitably required to allow the relationship to evolve and transform. Even the healthiest relationships experience friction. The stress of growing pains can be...