The Middle Ground

Emotional management tends to fall into two categories, externalizing or internalizing. When we express our emotions without discretion, we hand them over to the outside world where we hope they’ll be noticed, honored, and transformed. While this expression of true feeling can be healthy at times, it isn’t always the best way to work with […]

Our Human Folly

The history of humanity is a tale of human folly. Globally and individually, despite our best intentions, we find ourselves replaying old habits of thinking, feeling, and behaving that we know will only get us into trouble. Gratefully, we have the capacity to stop the madness, turn our attention inward, dismantle our delusions, and build […]

Waking Up to What Is

Have you ever had the experience of discovering something new, like a word or phrase, then overnight you read and hear it seemingly everywhere? It was always there, you just didn’t know it. Positivity is like that. It changes how your mind works. It doesn’t just change the contents of your mind it changes the scope, widening the span of possibilities that […]

Fuel for Anxiety

Cognitive psychologists have found that the process of identifying and disputing irrational thoughts is a very effective way to short-circuit the anxiety cycle so we can regain our equilibrium, think more clearly, and feel a lot better. So the next time you’re feeling anxious, walk yourself through these three steps. Remind yourself that anxiety naturally […]


Patanjali teaches that when you enter the stage of perfect wholeness, there is a calmness and a clarity that reflect prefect presence. The antidote to impatience is allowing yourself to reenter the flow of things, that is, to be in sync with the speed with which things are happening. Beneath the thought “I am wasting […]