Look for the Lesson

The rhyme and reason of everyday life often escapes us when we’re in the thick of it. That’s why it behooves us to adopt a positive attitude that benefits us and feels good. There are many ways to look at experiences that didn’t seem to work out the...

Diversity

The law of polarity states that the shape, size, degree and preference of anything is discernible according to where it lies on the continuum in relationship to the extremes. The idea that any one quality (or human) is more valuable than any other comes from a...

Lead with Understanding

When we have disagreements with others it’s tempting to go straight to preparing an argument to convince them of our rightness. But there’s always more than one way to look at something. If we go straight to why we’re right and they’re wrong,...

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...