Balance Is Best

Whatever political, religious or ethnic affiliation we have, being so extreme that we won’t consider other points of view or question our own is self-destructive. Blind faith negates reason in favor of inflammatory stories about how wrong the other is. Hateful...

The Right Focus

We’re often so caught up in our ego-driven stories that we forget who we really are. Our intricate webs of right/wrong, good/bad, fair/unfair keep us in self-created fantasies that can last for minutes, days, years or even a lifetime. When we begin to monitor...

The Only Time to Live

Are you working yourself to the bone so you can ‘afford’ to relax in the future? Since you can never be sure your plans will work out as you hope, indefinitely putting off living the way you want to, right now, is a risky proposition. What lies ahead is...

You Can Be Joyful Now

Life presents you with all kinds of trials and tribulations, but fortunately you’re not living life in monochrome. You’re capable of experincing the sorrow of an ending while simultaneously appreciating new beginnings. You only lose balance when you insist...