Highest Purpose

Allowing our ambitions and desires to yield to the highest purpose for all involved creates excellent outcomes. We may not always get results we thought we wanted, but it’s better to pursue outcomes that benefit everyone. And, since we can’t really know...

True Wealth

Having plenty of money feels good. But how much do you need? Research indicates that just up to a certain point, more money means more satisfaction. But it doesn’t guarantee happiness or emotional well-being. That comes from things that money can’t buy....

Guidelines for Rules

As society evolves its consciousness, new understandings surface that seek to acknowledge, respect and protect various individuals and groups. While the intention may be to increase openness and respect, some rules (and their proponents) actually have the opposite...

Experience Is the Glue

Experience is the teacher that helps us embody and benefit from our intellectual realizations. Lessons we learn through experience stick with us and become part of our muscle memory and, eventually, new behavior. Mental recognition of a truth is very different from...

Life Is the Best Teacher

Life itself is the best teacher if you’re willing to look for lessons in every experience you have. Just like knowing the rules of a game, understanding the laws that govern the Universe helps you navigate your way forward. Scientists try to discover these laws...

Substitute for Complaining

Sometimes it’s easier to just complain about something rather than take a more in-depth approach and try to comprehend what’s actually going on. However, expanding our perspective beyond our personal self-interest can help us understand the rationale and...