Acceptance Is the Balm

When you trust that everything you experience has a positive benefit for you, it’s much easier to accept even the hardest and scariest situations. Since you can’t ever be sure how things will turn out, it doesn’t make sense to waste one...

Internal Force

There’s a force within you that can solve almost any problem. You don’t have to understand it to use it, anymore than you have to understand electricity to turn on a light switch. But, you do have to make the effort to flip the switch. Flip your internal...

Embrace Change

Change can be difficult and sad, but our resistance is what causes suffering. When circumstances run counter to what we think we want, it’s normal to feel sad, disappointed or even angry. If we¬†argue with the reality of the situation, we stay stuck in the pain...

Stretch Yourself

If you’d like to live with more enthusiasm, start expressing praise that you genuinely feel but haven’t yet given voice to. Look for a need that you’ve never admitted to anyone and then share it. Divulge a (mildly) embarrassing secret about yourself...

The Advantages of Being Child-like

Children look at life with fresh eyes, which allows them to perceive new circumstances without the bias that ‘knowledgeable adults’ have. Wonderfully absorbed by the what’s right in front of them, they are open, engaged, curious and present in the...