We all know people we steer clear of — they upset us. We become attached to our thoughts and feelings about them and cannot see their personhood or their hearts. Our conviction creates suffering, ours and theirs. Columnist Paul Prather wrote: “In such cases, if we’re not careful, we find ourselves right about the facts,[…]
What are you practiced at? Getting out of the house for the day or an event? Eating when you’re hungry? Staying in touch with friends? Telling stories about yourself that pull you down? Oops, that last one smarts. Why do we do that? Why do we invest in stories that negate the wonder that we[…]
Appreciate! Appreciate! Appreciate! Whistle about or even belt out your gratitude for your great good fortune. Free yourself from feelings of lack. Live with contentment. On the contrary, falling into the trap of lack will happen when comparing our booty with others, our talent with others, our recognition with others. Backpack shows us how comparisons[…]
Faced with overwhelm, how might you breathe easier? Sometimes all you need to do is flip your perspective.