The Speed of Life

Life is short, but it zips by even more quickly when we’re not paying attention. While we’re busy trying to accomplish and acquire, we forget that the only time we can ever really enjoy life and be satisfied is NOW. If we’re distracted by planning or...

Deception Wreaks Havoc

Lying wreaks havoc in our lives. It consumes ever-greater energy the longer we keep it up and lowers our self-esteem because deep down we know we’re living out of our integrity. Living out of alignment with what’s true weakens us. When we deceive others,...

Explore Both Sides

No matter what side of an issue we’re on, neither side is completely right. We can’t totally understand anything without exploring its opposite. When we catch ourselves automatically agreeing with ‘our side,’ it’s time to seek more...

Worrying About How We’re Perceived

When we don’t perform as well as we’d hoped, it can be embarrassing. It’s natural to want to be considered intelligent, funny, charismatic or athletic, etc… It’s common to feel embarrassed when (we think) we aren’t perceived the way we...

Antidote to Fear

Fear is an extension of the survival instinct, but most of what we fear has nothing to do with survival. What we are really afraid of is losing a piece of our identity, in the form of our ideas or stuff. When these are threatened, we become anxious and stressed and...