Experience Brings Wisdom

There’s a gap between what we think we know and what we actually know. Most knowledge about people, history and philosophy is second-hand information filtered through the inevitably biased programming of every person who contributed to that information on...

Magical Thinking

The definition of Magical thinking is attributing a causal or synchronistic relationship between events, which seemingly cannot be justified by reason and observation. It’s used pejoratively by those who consider themselves rational and scientific. Though new...

Trusting Instincts

We already know the answers to most of the questions that we ponder. But many of us haven’t fully honed our ability to access our wisdom at will. When we’re unsure of what to do, we can quiet our mind and notice the energy in our body. We don’t need...

Experience Experiments

Though modern technology makes access to information more available than ever, having an intellectual understanding of something doesn’t confer the same benefits as learning through personal experience. Collecting information makes us entertaining at parties,...

Building Wisdom

It’s useful to search for wisdom in the yellowed pages of works by well-known sages. It helps to be informed about perennial truths that are as relevant today as they were hundreds of years ago. But there’s no substitute for wisdom you uncover for yourself. The...