Carry Expectations Lightly

It’s useful to anticipate leading the kind of life you want. Just don’t get so caught up in expecting the details to show up in the way you envision that you become disheartened by the slightest deviation. Skillful and successful living isn’t...

Real Transformation

Integrating healthy new patterns of behavior into your everyday life requires overcoming a mountain of past conditioning. The reason it can take so long to learn some lessons is that it requires effort and intention to undo long-established patterns. Often, all...

Love Asks For Nothing

Symptom 12 of Conscious Awakening: The ability to love without expecting anything in return. You can be loved and not even realize it. But when you give love, it fills you up. If it doesn’t, you’re probably wanting something back. Expecting others to act...

Live Your Own Life

You’re here to live life your way. And the same goes for everyone else you know. Even when it seems like they need your guidance, unsolicited advice is rarely well received. Your input sends the message that they aren’t living their life up to your...