The Art and Craft of Calming a Restless Mind

Do you've got a restless mind? Have you ever been unsure of what you'd like to do for an afternoon and subsequently done nothing because you can't decide? When thoughts flood your mind, they drain your energy, stop you from living in the present moment, and can create a loop in your brain that feels … Continue reading The Art and Craft of Calming a Restless Mind

What’s Compassion? Is It Good for You?

We live in a world missing in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the huge majority of people ignore the suffering of others. Perhaps many turn a blind eye for their survival. Witnessing the suffering of another person can induce the raw emotion of fear or sadness or repulsion. Too often, people are … Continue reading What’s Compassion? Is It Good for You?

Balance Is the Key to a Successful Life

Too much of everything is never enough. No one can be labeled as good or bad as the virtues and vices are equally embedded in a person. Depending on how the virtues are nourished and demonstrated, a person is perceived as good or bad. Balance is the key! What's bad? Excess. This a conversation that the … Continue reading Balance Is the Key to a Successful Life

Social Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

In 2013, this image from the internet ripped away from my heart. I was unhappy. I’d been complaining and comparing all my life but after seeing this, I’d to introspect a lot. I found that social comparison is one of the main culprits that was taking away my happiness. But can we distance ourselves from … Continue reading Social Comparison Is the Thief of Joy