Who to Blame

Who causes your unhappiness? Can you point to someone else or are you responsible? Actually, it’s neither. It’s the thought that things should be other than they are that makes you feel bad. But you aren’t your thoughts. You just use them to design...

Mind Management

You can change your job, home, clothes or friends, but unless you change the way you think, your habitual emotional responses will continue to create the same quality of experience and nothing that happens in the external world will make much of a difference. The only...

Everything Serves You

Everything that happens to you can potentially serve you. When you encounter something unpleasant, you can either resist or remember that it contains both positive and negative aspects. Anytime you categorize something as all bad, you inhibit yourself from perceiving...

What’s Your Story?

“Everyone’s doing the best they can considering the story they’re telling themselves.” Jay Lalezari. According to Noam Chomsky, there are only perceptual realities and these are unique to each person. Quantum theory confirms this with the axiom...

Happy Sailing

You are the captain of your own private ship, continuously sailing the waterways of life. You can’t always predict the conditions: sometimes there’s too much wind, sometimes too little. Occasionally you’ll have issues with your vessel that require...