The Art of Being
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Ego refers to our identity.  We carve out a slice of our personality and call it “my ego.”  more
In relationships, what people want more than anything is to feel understood.  Being right is not terribly satisfying unless power is your thing.  If you really crave connection, then … more
Ego refers to our identity.  We carve out a slice of our personality and call it “my ego.”  We blame bad behavior on the ego. more
Anger releases the energy of repulsion.  In contrast, love releases the energy of attraction.  I ask myself, “How do I want to engage the universe?” more
Ego refers to our identity. We carve out a slice of our personality and call it “my ego.” We blame bad behavior on the ego: “My ego dominated the discussion.” “My weak … more
Fearlessness seems so grandiose.  Who exists on this planet without fears of failure, illness, or death.  more
What is a spiritual awakening?   Our lives go on two paths: an outer path and an inner path. The outer path is determined by biology and the environment.  The inner path is … more
Contentment is easy when everything goes as I plan. more
Depression is often cited as both the cause and experience of sadness, loss of hope, and self-blame.  For people suffering from depression, there is a core doubt about one’s essential … more
How do I know who I am? The first influences were the family. I embodied the obedient child, desperate for the conditional love available. In those years, the me you could encounter was the … more
There are many ways to think about love.  I like to know love as an inside experience.  This implies that love is innate to who I am.  This inner love bestows an affirming glow of … more
Anxiety is hard-wired into all of us.  Since we are going to be living with this response, understanding anxiety gives us a better chance of managing its effects. Anxiety is part of the … more
PTSD is the acronym for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Understanding this condition is important for understanding what we go through when we are confronted with overwhelming … more
We all have opinions.  Do we let these opinions influence how we experience our world?  Do we let conflicting opinions unsettle us? Or do we have a set of beliefs that anchor us in … more
We are all house bound, families, friends, pets.  All day and every day.  We like each other, but after a while it’s too much.  We need to think about how we can balance this … more
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