Prioritize Well-Being

When we’re feeling lousy, it’s difficult to appreciate all the aspects of our lives that are working well. Only when we’re sick do we realize how much we take our health and well being for granted and how important it is to living a fulfilling life....

The Downside of Strategizing

Trying to control every aspect of life is unpleasant for everyone around us and causes us to miss out on the serendipity that happens with spontaneity. When we accept what shows up, we’re in the right frame of mind to respond to life appropriately. It’s...

Tell the Truth

Whatever we can’t tell the truth about doesn’t serve our overall well-being. The fact that we feel the need to lie or mislead means that we’re pretending to be something we’re not in order to manipulate others. But, the short term benefits are...

Make That Change

The quickest and most effective way to change the outside world is to make a change within. The better we feel about ourselves, the better we feel about everything. No matter what it is we want to improve out there, the inside is the first place to look. How we see...

A True Warrior

If something is said that makes you want to defend yourself or hurt back, take a deep breath and wait before you react. This will give you time to reflect, remember that nothing is personal and realize that they’re probably just feeling bad and (ineffectively)...