We grow up being told to be the "good girl", "the good boy" and when we aren't "good" in the eyes of authority we are punished in some way - either through shame, avoidance, anger or some form of discipline whether it is physical or emotional. It is programmed into us at the very beginning: … Continue reading Falling Into The Trap Of Being "Good"
Could it be that Goldilocks was a genius? The children's tale has some serious clout and when applied to the adult life it is a strong argument. Thousands of years before Goldilocks, Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) was teaching the middle way. The way of moderation, of the way of in-between extremes. I believe his teachings are … Continue reading Life Hack – The Middle Way
Climate change is a hot topic right now, no pun intended. Finally, many of us are thinking about how to reduce are carbon footprint while still living a 'comfortable life'. A.K.A We will give up some things, but not the things 'we really care about'. Oh, Al Gore we know it was the inconvenient truth … Continue reading Flying isn't Cool Anymore
This post is my perspective on what is happening with the human species currently. It will not be watered down, or coated with sweet words to make the facts go down easier. I have been thinking about this for a while and I do not think that what I have come up with is a … Continue reading Human Suffering and the Environment
Toxic people... It has been trending on social media to get rid of toxic people in your life. Have you seen it? Read about it? What are your thoughts about it? It doesn't feel good to me. It feels like its extreme and one sided and doesn't feel like its coming from a place of … Continue reading Compassion & Toxic People