Don’t Burn Bridges

Our ego is necessary to make our way in the world, however, when we are too attached to this sense of self, we’re likely to have run-ins with others’ egos. We can feel insulted when none was intended. Even if someone tells us they disapprove, they’re...

Stories We Tell

Since no two people perceive a situation in exactly the same way, they’re likely to have different accounts of what’s happening. Regardless of how we think about it, the situation justĀ is. Our varied stories don’t change the facts of the situation,...

Examining Our Stories

We all create stories about our experiences that serve to uphold our current identities. Stories bring continuity and coherency to our sense of self and to our lives. However, some stories no longer serve us. Clinging to stories in which we are victims harms us....

Our Minds Can Exhaust Us

It’s not the actual work that we do that makes us tired, it’s usually our thinking about it that exhausts us. We can work ourselves into a fit of agitation or negativity in anticipation of doing something we don’t want to do. The amount of time and...

It’s All Story

Our spin creates our emotional reaction to life. We are capable of weaving such complicated and compelling stories about anything and everything. Whether we’re telling them consciously or unconsciously, we believe these narratives and feel there’s no...

Your Story Is Real

The world we experience has more to do with our story about it, than it does with objective reality. This is obvious when we find two people who live through the same situation yet have vastly different experiences of it. The way we see is a result of our conditioning...