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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HOW TO TRANSCEND YOUR CURRENT REALITY

  WHEN YOU ITCH FOR SOMETHING ELSE  I think one of the most uncomfortable states I’m in is when I feel I’m not growing in the direction I want to grow.   When I feel like life circumstances, people, or anything, really, slow down my need to create, or learn, or...

HOW TO LIVE AUTHENTICALLY

Today, authenticity is such a buzzword. We are told that the road to happiness is found by being authentic.   But what does that really mean? Is there even such a thing as an authentic life? WHAT THE PHILOSOPHERS SAY  To find out what authenticity really means and how...

HAPPINESS: WILL YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF PROVIDE IT?

"Self discovery is the opposite of self creation." I’m sure you have heard that if you can just find your true self, you will finally be happy. But is it possible that this trend of self-discovery is actually stopping you from living well? Let’s look at some of the...

CREATIVITY: HOW TO ALLOW CREATIVE IDEAS TO EMERGE

“Evidently, then, the ability to learn something new is based on the general state of mind of a human being. It does not depend on special talents, nor does it only operate in special fields, such as science, art, music, or architecture.”

David Bohm

HOW DO YOU VIEW EMOTIONS?

Emotions are such an essential part of us, yet they change a thousand times a day. On one end of the spectrum, they are thought of as being a hindrance to our personal growth. On the other end, they are thought to be essential to increased self-awareness and even...

HOW TO BE A CONSCIOUS SPENDER

I've recently watched the movie The Jones' and it really brings up a lot of issues surrounding consumerism and it's impact on people at the collective and individual levels. The story centers on people who work in “stealth advertising", a concept that is, really,...

HOW TO EXPRESS YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF TO THE WORLD

You are an expression of the whole that is the universe. You are a unique design. By suppressing your uniqueness, you are keeping all your gifts from the world. You are quite literally withholding a thing that is so precious, unique, and, let's face it, temporary. You...

STRESS: DISCOVER A CAUSE YOU NEVER THOUGHT OF

Lately it seems we put lot of effort into creating moments of calm in our lives. Everywhere you look there are all kinds of tools, programs, workshops, and advice on how to de-stress and create inner calm. Well, there's clearly a stress/anxiety problem that we're all...

HOW TO OVERCOME LABELS
(EVEN WHEN THEY SEEM TRUE)

So I was talking with one of my students recently and she asked me what I majored in for my undergrad.  I told her Math and Visual Arts.  Well, then she flipped out and said, “Art? Art?? I can see the Math, but ART?” I responded with, “Yes, Art! How come you can...

HOW TO MOVE FROM FRAGMENTATION TO CONNECTEDNESS

You know what I've been uncomfortable with for a long, long time? The grey areas. For most of my life I really felt uncomfortable with the cloudy uncertainty that comes with things in life that don't have a clear answer. This mental confusion and uncertainty caused me...

HOW TO GIVE TO OTHERS WITH A PURE HEART

Is the desire to give always enough? Can giving be negative? We all hear quotes like, “You get back what you give” and “Love is born through giving”. But is this always the case? Let me start with a story. My mom isn’t much into living a healthy lifestyle.  She...