Calm Energy, Calm Attention

Try this: Say to yourself, “I will maintain calm energy and calm attention no matter what. Calm energy, calm attetnion.” … More

Who Needs the Truth?

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

“Hacking” Meditation

Here are two alternative forms of meditation: meditative moments and meditative breaks.  A meditative break is purposeful disengagement from doing … More

Individual Potential

People tend to misperceive the concept of “living up to one’s potential” by thinking of it as equivalent to “the … More

Life is Suffering?

One of the central tenets in Buddhism is ‘The Essence of Life is Suffering‘. This term “suffering” is confusing for … More

Happiness Requires Stability

One of the primary indicators of genuine happiness is stability. Without real stability, happiness is fleeting. The stronger your real … More

Understanding Indulgence

It’s not the food, or alcohol, or any other consumed indulgence you actually want:  you want the feeling that comes … More