Saving The World

The Frustrating Secret to “Saving The World” Love, Acceptance, and the Paradox of Change Loving People As They Are, Instead of Telling Them How to Be There’s a magical paradox that happens when we love someone perfectly as they are—this love often allows them to change. In fact, I think…

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judgement is impossible

Judgment is Impossible And It Generally Doesn’t Make Us Happy Some of the world’s greatest wisdom traditions teach that to get what you want, look at removing that which you don’t want.[1] So, one way to get happiness is to remove all the things that make us unhappy. And one…

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ego_dev

Ego Development and Job Success Development is Awesome For Your Career Leaders with a higher developmental capacity (also known as action logic) are proven to perform better in unstable, complex environments with many stakeholders and constant upheavals—in short, the way our world is increasingly operating.[1] Higher development also correlates with…

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race_conversation

How to Have a Conversation About Race Hint: Stick to the *Experience* of Prejudice One really cool thing about living in the times we do is that racial prejudice is generally looked down upon. Modern societies have specific laws and protections to minimize the negative effects of stereotyping for all…

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dealing_w_unhappiness

What to Do When Others Aren’t Happy And how to preserve your own happiness You wake up feeling super happy. You meet a friend for breakfast who shows up super grouchy. Dang. What do you do? Let us start with what not to do: 1) Do not immediately try to…

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range_of_emotions

To Get More Happiness, Feel More Sadness Opening the Aperture of Emotions To get more happiness, feel more sadness. This is another way of interacting with reality, one in which we can LIVE more fully, embracing everything. Opening the lens is a way of being that is more rich and…

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god_to_atheist

God Can Help, Even if You’re An Atheist Tapping into the Power of Perfect Love “When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me Speaking…

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giving_compliments

How to Give and Receive Compliments, Better Are You Screwing This Common Interaction Up? You may not know it, but there is an art to giving and receiving compliments. And if you are not a practicing artist, you are likely missing the full effect of receiving appreciation. Furthermore, the compliments…

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MartinaK14

7 Supplements To Improve Quality of Life Better Living, Guaranteed. We recently saw a post entitled “7 Supplements To Improve Quality of Life,” but wanted to expand beyond just vitamins. Try this list instead for greater gains in quality of life. 1. Meditation You’ve heard it from us before, and…

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own_your_experience

Minimizing Ulterior Motives in Communication for More Efficient and Loving Interactions Communication goes a lot better when we learn to take responsibility for what we feel instead of blaming another person, trying to fix them, or manipulating them. This is called “owning your experience [1]” in a lot of circles, and…

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