Perhaps a deep rooted joy and peace does not lie in the pursuit of happiness, but in addressing the contributors to one's perception of unhappiness. Popular today are encouragements to think positive, happy and grateful thoughts. And if that comes easily and naturally, stay with that! However, there are many, myself included, who have discomfort with denying … Continue reading 16 Effective Ways To Dissolve Unhappiness
We are hardwired and habituated to giving attention to data that matches our beliefs. The stress of cognitive dissonance, or finding information contradictory to our beliefs, leads us to dismiss or neglect information that challenges our belief systems. Our survival instincts also tend to heighten the importance we give to our adverse experiences. So unknowingly, … Continue reading What If Life Is Working For You And Not Against You?
Have you ever had an insight that made you re-examine a past conversation in a radically new way? That made you think, “If I had known this before, I would have behaved differently”?Transparent, clear communication is often difficult to achieve. Being able to state our thoughts, feelings, intent and requests candidly, with neither arrogance nor … Continue reading 4 Cues To Transform Your Relationships
The evening routine of walk and play Disturbed dramatically by a sudden wave Of rain and wind - an unexpected storm Leaving some exclaiming, ‘All is wrong!’ The weather is untrustworthy Life is unsafe. Their clothes are wet, the exercise is through They want to get home and feel safe But others turn their faces … Continue reading Poems: Change of Seasons