Category Archives: Zen

Are you ok with uncertainty?

After seeing that insane Volvo commercial with Jean Claude Van Damme, the tune stuck in my head so I looked it up. I found what is both a sweet love song by Enya and a zen-like tribute to acceptance of whatever may be. Only Time – Enya Who can say where the road goes Where…

Imperfection is Perfection

Life is imperfect and thats just perfect. Seriously, if you could script your life or wave a magic wand and have everything the way you want it, would you be happier? Maybe so, but wouldn’t that take some of the mystery out of life? Anyway its academic because while we can choose the paths we…

Wisdom, Courage & Serenity Prayer

There is so much goodness packed into this simple and ageless prayer. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference Whether you believe in God or not, or whether you have your own vision of God,…

Outsource your worrying

My friend Brent doesn’t worry. He says he outsources his worry to the Universe. He figures there is no point in worrying about things that you have no control over. I agree wholeheartedly. If your worrying isn’t going to make a difference why bother? Why invest energy in something that at best has no positive…

Take Three Deep Breaths

Last year I accidentally hired a meditation coach. Seriously…. I went looking for a business coach who could help me with a specific business challenge I was experiencing and wound up engaging someone who teaches meditation. Here’s how it happened. I combed the Internet until I found one with the background I was looking for…

There are no good or bad events

All the events in our lives trigger good and bad emotions, but it is worth considering that the idea of good and bad events only exist in our mind. An event is only good or bad once we assign to it a positive or negative emotion and furthermore every event can be both good and…

49 Happiness Habits

happy habits

Here are some of my favorite daily practices for making life great. I call them happiness habits. I know some of them seem a bit hippy dippy, but they work. Try adding one or two to your daily routine or let me know in the comments section below if you have any of your own…

How to Meditate with Kids Around

For anyone who has tried any activity such as working, reading, talking in the phone or exercising with young kids around, you know how tough it is. Kids want attention and they want to be involved. Many times, I have practiced yoga at home with my kids climbing on my back or crawling over or…

What Is and the Search for Answers

Many of us are seekers, looking for answers, searching for the truth, trying to understand why things happen and what is our purpose. We struggle with these questions sometimes becoming frustrated and unhappy in the process. But what if there were no answers? What if our whole life was one big image perceived by our…

Kill Your Cable – It Will Change Your Life

This past spring we cut our cable TV service, like many people have, to avoid paying the high cost of service plus equipment rental, but it has turned out to be a great decision for so many other reasons beside costs savings. Here’s why. Less Couch Potato-ing. – Studies have shown that when we watch…

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