Relax and Chill

Most stress is created by our spin. If we worry that something will make us sick, it just might. If we fear that things won’t go well, we build expectations that they won’t. One way to quell worry and anxiety is to learn to accept what happens and look for...

Never Have to Wait Again

Do you get impatient or indignant waiting when others are late? If you’d like to stop torturing yourself over someone else’s behavior, you can create a whole new way of thinking. It has to do with accepting each moment as it comes and avoiding blame....

Push Away Nothing

Finding something of value in every moment is possible no matter what’s going on. The more you practice, the easier it gets to find beauty in everything. Even when dealing with grief, loneliness or suffering, there’s always some benefit. When you embrace...

Witness Mode

When you’re in the midst of difficulty, drama or despair, take a step back and put the moment in perspective. Mentally distancing yourself from the fray is the easiest way to maintain balance. Witnessing with equanimity and patience is easier when you remember...

Relationships Part Vl

Letting go of the need to control has a deeply liberating effect on our relationships. Trying to control how others behave is exhausting and unpleasant for all involved. We don’t get to decide every twist and turn that we or others experience. Trying will...