Your Decisions | What You See Is What You Get

We all want to make good decisions. But all too often, we try and make those decisions based on a blend of what we want, and how other people and things can be/give us what we want. We keep thinking that someone/something else will make us happy. They won’t. You have to know yourself, so…

Your Conditions for Happiness

I know what you’re thinking. Money eases the burden of uncertainty. The opposite of uncertainty is (obviously) certainty. Certainty is safe and if we’re safe, we’re a bit freer. When we’re free, we’re happy. But this approach to money, as well as happiness, is fleeting. It’s actually quite a long journey through a variety of…

Your Spirit Guide Wants You To Floss Your Teeth

When you’re in the thick of life’s struggles you have to nurture the discipline to focus your attention, just for a moment, on something that you can do that’s good for you. Just one tiny thing that doesn’t take much time, but is something that you can look back on and say “I did that…

How To Get What You Want

If you want anything, you simply have to start doing it. Because you have to learn how to do whatever “it” is. And you also have to learn to manage it. There are so many tiny details to learn. So it’s time to get started. Once you’ve begun, keep practicing. Because you want to get…

What’s the Point?

A little Zen inspiration this morning when it comes to pleasure. So often we grind out our days, earning a little bit of time to go and experience pleasure. And in that pleasure, we find peace. And so we get them mixed up, not realizing that peace doesn’t actually depend on pleasure. But pleasure does…