Compassion: the wish to see others free from suffering. Say what you will about politics. The thing that has me completely flummoxed is how many Americans are completely compassionless. How can this be true? I ask myself. But the support for pulling back on our most compassionate social . . .
This was supposed to be the day I announced my new business. But. Launch of my new business has been delayed. Why? A deadline-challenged consultant and a bad font choice, which spiraled into big-time schedule problems with the website and with printing. There's nothing to be done but fix it . . .
It's interesting how so many people bought into the Secret from the Oprah Winfrey point of view. Manifesting for them was all about achieving great wealth. After all, they reasoned, Oprah did it, so why can't we? Manifesting is pretty simple, it turns out. But it's just not as easy as it . . .
What else is there to say? I'm horrified at what is happening and will happen in this new regime. . . .
In all the election craziness and packing up to leave Santa Fe last fall I missed the death of Janet Reno from Parkinson's Disease at a young 78. So when a piece about her appeared in the year's New York Times magazine death features a couple months back I was stunned. As a Floridian for many . . .
I loved this the moment I saw it because it recognizes the human condition for most of us. Grounded in the tangible world around us, while recognizing the no-limits nature of the sky above--whether it's opportunity just waiting to be taken or spirituality--and that burning desire to do something to . . .
Do you ever wonder how many people think about making the most of their life? Of living fully and completely, in every sense of the word? Some seem to do this naturally, while others struggle. At school the other day, I had an epiphany. Our mentor and I were getting coffee in the school kitchen . . .
If you visit here regularly, you know I'm a believer in the science that shows cannabis is good medicine. It seems odd to refer to science as having "believers," as if it were some weird cult. Of course, in today's alternate universe, science has become a strange cult instead of the empirically . . .
If you're lucky, your parents instilled lessons about how to be a good human. And if you're super-lucky, the lessons stuck. But in case they didn't, here are my tips on how to be a good human. Because we sure do need more good humans around here. Right? Be there. Being present with your friends, . . .
One of the things I find so interesting about social media is the close up and personal view they provide of human behavior...in its rawest form. It's surprising how unguarded people are about what they post. It's as if they don't understand how much of themselves they reveal. And here's what . . .