Righteousness Is Wrong

Because we don’t really know everything there is to know about life, it makes sense to exercise humility when pondering what we think we know. Over time, science has repeatedly shown that our previous understanding of the truth is flawed. It’s therefore...

Acknowledge and Accept

Being consciously aware of how we feel in each moment not only keeps us present, it allows us to heal accumulated psychological issues that continue to resurface until they’re acknowledged, felt and allowed to dissolve. Recognizing the truth of our feelings and...

Essentially Happy

Your Essential Self doesn’t have any problems with what appears in your field of awareness. It sees through eyes of love, compassion and acceptance. Your ego, however, can find a problem with almost anything. It survives by incessantly judging what it sees as...

Digesting Emotions

Some experiences are so unpleasant that it’s hard to imagine how they’re ‘for us’. But everything can be. Even experiences in which we feel humiliated, hurt, angry, resentful or unjustly characterized, can benefit us. If we digest them from the...

Limits Can Be Liberating

When we eliminate the distracting noise of what we don’t want in life, we can devote ourselves wholeheartedly to what we do want. Saying no to all the stuff that doesn’t interest us or suit us philosophically is a good thing. Just as good writing is the...

Healing Our Programming

We often blame others for how we feel. But, what if our feelings have nothing to do with the current situation? What if they are caused by old programming that no longer serves our well being? What if, instead of projecting blame outward, we just noticed the...