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I overheard a “Dr.”, presumably a psychologist, asking people to sign up for her course on getting over breakups so they could “never have their heart broken again.” On the spiritual side of things I read quotes like “no one can hurt you” which is a great example of...read more
What if you could let everyone you come across today be exactly right where they are: in their harshness, in their identities, in their complaining, in their fighting, in their messiness? Then, what if you could turn this around on yourself, and be exactly where you...read more
When Iris McAlpine asked me to do this podcast interview for her new podcast Pure Curiosity, I was onboard immediately. Iris and I have only met once, but we connected because of our similar backgrounds in the “positive psychology vortex,” and because she and I both...read more
In The Road Less Traveled, Scott Peck starts out with this truth bomb: “Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it.” Thich Nhat Hanh says, "When you learn how to...read more
Life changes quickly, whether we want it to or not. Sometimes change starts imperceptibly, sometimes with the fires of life that burn everything to the ground so you have to start anew. This is why we practice. It's easy to get caught up in the chaos, or drama, or...read more
When I first started out in self-help and personal-empowerment years ago, I was looking for that illusive secret, tip, or trick that would help me learn how to be a happier person. I thought if I could just fix me, or be better, or figure IT out, then I would create...read more
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