The Beauty in the Present

Imagine living one moment to the next, thinking only of the moment we are in. That wouldn’t preclude making plans for the future, but it would mean that we’d be present in the process of making those plans. We sometimes forget to appreciate the bounty all...

Hit the Pause Button

There are many situations in which we hastily jump to conclusions, interpret incorrectly, generate visceral reactions and load ourselves with objections, resentments or anger. Although, we do this mostly unconsciously, it has a negative impact on our level of...

Chain Reaction of Love

The way to create more love in our lives is to strengthen it within ourselves. Self-love, that’s independent of external approval, is the only kind of love that can make us feel truly secure. When we accept ourselves, we feel complete and the search for outside...

Good News

In spite of what the media would have us believe, extensive research shows that the overall state of well-being in the world has increased steadily since humans arrived on the scene. This is important to acknowledge because, what we focus on expands and, focusing on...

Giving and Receiving

Giving and receiving are actually the same thing. When we give, we receive the pleasure of seeing the delight on the faces of the recipient of our offering. The endorphins that are released when we express our love feel good. During the shortest and darkest days, the...

Identity vs. True Self

Our True Self is pure, satisfied and complete. It requires no affirmation, admiration or confirmation. It doesn’t scramble for attention, try to please or seek approval from others. It never feels the need to be something it’s not. It knows that life isn’t...