Core Personal Virtues

Everyone should have a short list of “core personal virtues” that they understand well and that they consciously implement daily. … More

Loneliness and Aloneness

You’ve heard the phrases, “I’m feeling lonely” and “I feel so alone”. These feeling-states of loneliness and aloneness are similar, … More

Does Free Will Exist?

Free will is complicated. Camp 1: Some people believe free will exists absolutely:  these people would say everyone operates with … More

The Paradox of Being

What should you do with yourself? Should you ‘get going’ and actively start doing everything you’re capable of? Or should … More

Peaceful Joy

The ultimate goal in life is a continual experience of peaceful joy. To put it simply and casually, peaceful joy … More

Calm Energy, Calm Attention

Say to yourself:  I will maintain calm energy and calm attention. You will quickly discover that having this intention, and … More

Why is Truth so Important?

“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” – Thoreau.  Why is this statement so powerful and, at … More