Inspirational

Your Body Is Amazing!

Your Body Is Amazing!

Your body is amazing. There is nothing like it. How you feel in it is less a question of years but a tally of habits, choices and chance. It’s the law of nature and the journey of being human that our bodies are aging and […]

Befriending Our True Nature

Befriending Our True Nature

A part of increasing self-esteem is to never give up on yourself nor be afraid to be yourself. It is the means to finding your true nature and source of liberation. Your true nature is not an ideal to live up to. It’s who you […]

Celebrate Therapy

Celebrate Therapy

It’s a good use of time to celebrate gains in therapy. I sometimes wonder if the perception has been tainted by movies and media. There seems to be an understanding that “good therapy” occurs only when you cry or unearth the deepest trenches of personal […]

The Struggle

The Struggle

My niece earnestly asked me how I went about things before the internet. I explained to her that it was a coupling of ignorance and need. I’d go the library, find what I could and wing the rest. As a result I was fearless at […]

Our Innate Worth

Our Innate Worth

Our value is unconditional because it is based on our innate worth as a human being. It is not something to be earned. We were born with it. It’s the external world that makes us feel unworthy. As we walk through life, the opinions of […]

Fear Is a False Barrier

Fear Is a False Barrier

Fear is a false barrier. It’s nothing but a gaping hole you step through. Life is about summoning the courage to take that step. It’s not easy to face our fears and anyone who sells you a shortcut to bliss is offering you an illusion. […]

Cross-Cultural Spirituality

My family is about as secular as they come. We celebrated the holidays, but Easter was about the bunny and Christmas about the booty. Thankfully, I had an ace up my sleeve growing up. My best friend was Jewish. Over the many decades of our […]

Our Deepest Purpose

Our Deepest Purpose

A life of purpose is living in alignment with values. Visualize a circle on a piece of paper with you at the center. How many actions in your life orbit within the circle of your being? If you are like most, it’ll look like a […]

Follow Your Bliss

Follow Your Bliss

Postponing what you deeply want to do is a subtle form of avoidance. What if what I want is a fantasy? What if I lack creative discipline? What if I don’t know my heart’s desire? There will never be a perfect time. Now is all […]