Why Laziness is a Myth

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How Nouns Cause Anxiety

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Turn Disappointment Around

All of us have times in our lives when we feel...
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5 Hidden Growth Opportunities You Shouldn’t Miss

There are pivotal moments in life when we are...
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BE A NUDIST BUDDHIST

In the morning, the first thing I usually do is...
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Why Laziness is a Myth

I have strong feelings about the word lazy. Growing up in a Korean family that valued hard work, academic achievement, and productivity, the worst thing you could be is lazy. In fact, I’m still working on not feeling like I’m a useless blob for sitting quietly and...

How Nouns Cause Anxiety

I was talking with some fellow counsellors about teens and anxiety. We were talking about high achieving teens who seem to be having a lot of trouble coping with stress and anxiety when, on the surface, it seems they are doing well in all aspects of their lives. Lots...

5 Hidden Growth Opportunities You Shouldn’t Miss

There are pivotal moments in life when we are given opportunities for inner growth. But sometimes the most powerful personal growth moments are missed because we don’t recognize them. Here are some that are pivotal in creating positive change in our lives. WHEN THE...

BE A NUDIST BUDDHIST

In the morning, the first thing I usually do is make myself a green tea, blend a lemon and ginger in water, then I sit by the window and relax in the stillness for about 20 minutes. I find it really helps me to create a calmer mindset before I start the day. But on...

WU WEI: LETTING THE UNIVERSE DO ITS JOB

“The Tao does nothing, and yet nothing is left undone.” Lao Tzu “One who lives in accordance with nature does not go against the way of things.   He moves in harmony with the present moment, always knowing the truth of just what to do.” Lao Tzu Here's something about...

DOES SOCIETY MAKE US FEEL LIKE VICTIMS?

Some of the victims remain spellbound forever, but others are destined to be saved. Joseph Campbell Yup. It’s Monday again. Hope your week is starting out as calm and centered as possible! Actually, fall is my favourite season so I’ve just been loving having walks...

HAVE FAITH AND FOLLOW YOUR BLISS

I read a lot about what others think is the best way to live. I have spent countless hours studying spirituality, philosophy, psychology, history, and literature trying to learn about how people live satisfying lives. Even though there is no one "right" way to live,...

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH TIME

I’m going to talk about myself for a minute. I'm pushing 40 and it's hard for me to have down time. I'm never fully relaxed when I'm supposed to be relaxing. I'm mentally making to do lists, planning, organizing, or trying to figure out the nature of the universe....

WHY BOREDOM IS THE MOST POWERFUL EMOTION

Some people say that the world drastically changed on June 29th, 2007, the day of sale of the first iPhone. In my opinion, this is the true beginning of the age of distraction. Smart phones changed everything. We could literally carry the world with us a all times,...

SELF AWARENESS: THE KEY TO SUCCESS

"I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion." Billie Jean King It was hard to come up with a title for this post.  I didn’t want people to read the word “success” and automatically think it meant the usual ideas of it.  Not...

HOW TO EMBRACE UNCERTAINTIES IN LIFE

I’ve been thinking a lot about the human need for certainty.  From the big questions to the smallest details we seem to always want to be sure of the answer. It seems the higher our need for emotional safety, the more certainty we need. In this way, our need for...