Defensiveness

Defensiveness comes from a lack of self-acceptance. If someone has an issue about something we accept in ourselves, their judgments won’t sting or stick. However, if we’re constantly blaming and shaming ourselves internally, we’ll often hear the words of others as...

We Create Our Reality

Our experience of life is a direct result of how we think. We are the ones who set the standards that determine if we feel lousy, just okay or great. We create our own goals and congratulate or condemn ourselves depending on whether or not we attain them. We decide if...

What Do You Want?

Knowing what we want is crucial to creating a fulfilling life. A clear picture or idea about what we’d like to experience gives our subconscious mind the right clues to help us find it. The reason we really want anything is because of the feeling we think it...

Enlightened Conversations

The way we interpret and understand what we read and hear is a product of our conditioning. When we come to realize that we are all programmed to take in information in a particular and unique way, we also see that our understanding or belief system is no more...

Our Love for Negative News

We all know that the news media focuses mainly on sensational tragedy, crime and corruption. Good or positive news is a rarity. Unfortunately, fear and negativity sell and they are just giving us what we want! We all know that a predominant focus on the negative...

The Wise Understand

The wise understand that those who engage in unethical or harmful behavior, do so out of deep ignorance. They don’t understand that in hurting others, they harm themselves. We breathe the same air. Like leaves on a tree, we’re all sustained and animated by...