Not About Them

When we reject, overlook or criticize others, it’s never personal. It’s almost always about our preconceptions, projections, insecurities or need to control. When we judge, it’s usually due to the mistaken belief that others are responsible for how...

Precaution Is Compassionate

Making decisions based on our own self-interest without concern for others is not only foolish, it’s self-destructive. As we see more clearly each day during this pandemic, we’re connected to one another in a fundamental way: the air we breathe is the...

Our Purpose

Our job here on planet Earth is to be authentically who we are! Trying to be what others want us to be or what we think others want us to be, is not honoring our own precious gift of life. Our desires are gifts giving us direction on the path to fulfillment....

Baggage

We all bring baggage from the past into our present. Problems in relationships often stem from unhealthy programming earlier in life. We learn how to behave in relationships from our parents and unconsciously repeat dysfunctional behavior, unaware of how it influences...

The Truth About Responsibility

The idea that ‘individual responsibility’ means “every man for himself,” is a limited interpretation of the concept. On the deepest level we’re all connected. The notion of mutual responsibility is actually more aligned with self-reliance. The true...