In my early thirties, I was examining my life as I think many folks do when they get to be that age. For me, I was in the midst of a life change that would chart a new course for my life. Old patterns, habits and behaviors that had served me well as survival tools …
For all of our lofty ambitions, best intentions and spiritual materialism, nothing really tests one’s spiritual practice quite like a trip to a big city Ikea on a Saturday afternoon.
The most sacred place on earth is where you are standing right now. We are all about daily action of simple skills to improve your life. Jump in on the 30 Day Challenge.
It happens. One day, for whatever reason many of us find ourselves way out in the wild. Lost, confused and disoriented as to how we got here, we start to look for the way out. How long will it take to get out?
Yup. That’s it. Just look around you today. Look at all the people you meet. Look at all the people you work with. Look at all the people in the grocery store. 100 years from now (with some exceptions), all new people. No, we’re not a bunch of emo-misanthropes– quite the contrary. Just checking ourselves …
Most people can relate to wanting something so desperately that they believe it would make them feel different– feel better. This is the mythical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. We can be more useful and productive in our aid to others and be less concerned with chasing rainbows and the ghosts of selfish interests.
In the face of a lot of opinions, ideas, tools and techniques for self-development, it can get confusing about what action to take. What can be done, right now, today, in this moment to make a change? Start with Gratitude!
Is someone’s bad behavior a barrier to your happiness?