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The Surprising Benefits of Low Vibrations

“The walls we build around us to keep
sadness out also keeps out the joy.”
Jim Rohn
There is a very real truth that has been co-opted by problem-solving consciousness. By co-opted I mean misinterpreted and changed to the point of being almost unrecognizable.

The truth is that everything – thoughts, feelings, objects – vibrate at magnetic frequencies,

By |February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Purpose is Hard to Find

“The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The work of life is to develop it.
The meaning of life is to give your gift away.”
― David Viscott
“What is my purpose?” has become almost a catchphrase, as people at all stages of life imagine there is something more and better for them to

By |January 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Fear Cannot Survive

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark;
the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
― Plato
Every child will, at some point, experience a version of the monster in the closet. Vague shadows that the imagination fills in with menacing detail.

The remedy for this situation is

By |November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Key to Your Power

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky.
Conscious breathing is my anchor.”
― Thích Nhất Hạnh

I got engaged last week.
While this very good news, it’s not without turmoil. There’s the work of planning a wedding, accompanied by the inner roller coaster that comes with any major life change, no matter how welcome.

I’ve found

By |October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Books to Change Your Life

“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This month’s post is slightly different from my usual article. Instead of exploring a core concept to help improve the experience of life, I have several books to recommend.

This is mainly because I’ve found them to be so potent for transforming life

By |September 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Secret to Instant Transformation

“When we stop thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.”
Joseph Campbell
A few years ago I did an experiment at the behest of my Tai Chi teacher. It was to not talk about myself for one week. The experience had such a profound, life-changing effect I wrote an article

By |August 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Life Actually Works

“If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial.
If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked.”
Tao te Ching (Stephen Mitchell translation)
“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.”
Newton’s Third Law of Motion
There is an important aspect of reality I’ve struggled for a long time to articulate. It’s something

By |July 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Fun Secret to a Great Life

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”
Walt Disney
There is a list that lives in my head, it may be familiar to you as well. It is the ideal of everything I should do and be.

It includes:

Meditate and otherwise work to improve myself every day
Wake up early, fresh, and inspired each morning
Eat a pristine

By |June 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Get the Most out of Aha Moments

“We must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
John F. Kennedy
I was recently faced with another “aha moment”.

Anyone familiar with my writing will know I’m not terribly interested in ahas. They tend to stop energy rather than moving it, because when something is new we

By |May 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gift Within Bad Luck

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
Confucius
I recently started having more money than I’m used to. There are several contributing factors to this, mostly pleasant, but there has been an undesired and familiar effect to my increased fortune.
Just when I was ready to sit down with someone about my new

By |April 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments