What You Want is Not For Sale

We live in a society where everything is a commodity. The belief is that everything can be bought for a price. Cars, homes, land, beauty, salvation, friendships, education, spirituality, happiness, and even love.┬áIn fact, we judge others by how well they are able to acquire the things they want. The truth is, what you want […]

How to Become Less Judgmental

It’s normal to be judgmental. It’s a function of how the brain works. It’s how we make sense of reality. We see a thing and compare it to other known things. Is it small, big, familiar, strange, pleasant, or unpleasant? Verbalizing that is an extension of our thought process. However, making negative judgments – whether […]

Work With The Universal Laws to Create Harmony

Lots of people use control as a means of staving off fear. We might get a degree to reduce the fear of poverty. We might get married to avoid the fear of loneliness. We might verbally attack someone to avoid the fear of them hurting us. It’s an effective short term strategy. However, being driven […]

How to Beat the Holiday Blues

With Christmas only a week away, the holiday rush is in full swing. For some this means running around buying things that they can’t afford. It could mean packing in activities in an already over scheduled calendar. Some eat too much of the wrong things. Some drink too much. Some get overwhelmed with regret of […]

How To Say What You Need to Say

There are lots of reasons why some people don’t know how to say what they need to say. Sometimes it comes from fear of rejection. Sometimes it is about not knowing what to say. Sometimes it’s fear that the words will be misconstrued and things will be even worse. Staying silent almost always comes down […]

How To Forgive

It might be easy to agree that forgiveness is a good idea. We might even accept that it’s for our own benefit. That doesn’t necessarily make it easy to do. Especially when the wounds are fresh or deep. If you are struggling with how to forgive, here are some strategies that can get you there. […]

Should I Forgive?

Today is December 6. The view from my eyes says the holiday season has been in full swing for quite a while now. Holiday decorations have been up in stores for weeks. My house is decked out. There are more lights in the neighborhood each night. Radio stations have already begun their non-stop Christmas carols. […]