Category Archives: Zen


I will always be working towards these goals:
– focus on the present / enjoy the journey as much as the destination
– business adds to your life (instead of the other way around)
– pursue simplicity
– embrace reality, learn from it and prosper from it 
– be of service
– make a positive impact on lives of others
– make the…

Forever Young


I found myself listening to this old Dylan song this morning on the way into work and thought to myself, man there is some beautiful poetry and words in here.
May God bless and keep you always
May your wishes all come true
May you always do for others
And let others do for you
May you build a…

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 the…

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 take…

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, this is…

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…

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