The Value of a Crap Situation

It’s not easy, especially when faced with a crap decision or situation, but realizing the value of things does, in fact, give pleasure. It’s pleasure derived from a deeper understanding. It is this type of pleasure which often leads to a slice of enlightenment along your life’s journey. And achieving even a sliver of enlightenment…

About This Whole “Self-Improvement” Thing

We all want to get better in some way or another. We want to get healthy, get over our ex, be inspired to get off the couch, start a new career. Hell, some of us just want to start over altogether. But no matter what you try, changes just don’t seem to stick. Here’s a…

Tend Your Inner Flame

Note that this says to “tend your inner flame.” It does not say “tame” it. That’s likely not possible, anyway. Your inner flame can quickly turn into a fire which rages. Especially when someone or something pierces you deeply. Cuts you to your core. People and circumstances have the power, if you let them, to…

Emotional Situations

It’s true that your life’s situations cause you to stop and think. That’s the whole point, actually. But the point is not to hyper-focus on analyzing the situation. The point is to understand yourself through the reactions you are having. Learn to step back and observe yourself. Ask yourself questions about why YOU are reacting…

M&M’s From a Tampon Machine

Now that I have your attention with this title, I want you to put some real thought into my next words. Because truly understanding them could help you make real progress in getting what you want. And then I’ll explain the M&M’s and the tampon machine. A Helpful Example Relationship Allegory – M&M’s From A…