Lighting the Inner Flame

This time of year marks a turning point. Each successive day becomes longer and more full of light. Different philosophical traditions incorporate this expansion of daylight into their teachings in various ways, but it generally symbolizes brighter moods, happier...

Get Present

Your life can feel fabulous, difficult, overwhelming or boring. It all depends on the stories you tell yourself. But those who suddenly discover they have a very limited time left to live will tell you thatĀ every moment is precious. It’s a very compelling reason...

Get OUT of the Zone

Meeting new people, going to new places, and accepting new challenges can take you out of your comfort zone and feel scary, but new opportunities help catapult you to the next level of growth. When you feel the rush of fear or self-consciousness, take the focus off...

Don’t Confuse the Actor With the Act

When someone acts unkindly,Ā remember that they are not their actions. They’ve just momentarily forgotten that they are a glorious, limitless being and may be coming from fear. Understanding this not only helps you avoid blaming them, it prevents you from taking...

Good Habits

You may believe that saintly behavior is necessitates having great compassion for others. While that’s true, it does equally benefit both offeror and recipient. Since your subconscious mind makes no distinction between you and anyone else, when you treat others...