Experience The World To Experience Yourself

How can we know what we are missing if we limit our experiences to only that which is familiar? We are only given one opportunity to experience this life. This means that we only have one opportunity to experience ourselves within it. If we limit our experiences to only that which is familiar to us,…

Improving Upon What Is

Success in any endeavor begins with first setting aside what we wish to be and accepting what is. A major part of being human is wanting things to be better than they are. This drive for personal, relational, and environmental improvement is in our DNA. It is impossible to change things for the better, however,…

Remain Curious (Not Resistive)

“Flow with the go.” —Rickson Gracie Much of the difficulty we face on a given day is rooted in resistance. We resist that which is new, different, or other. We resist demands made on our time, our character, our conceptions, and perceptions. We resist change in ourselves and the world around us. The problem is,…

Negativity is the End of Possibility

Negativity is anti-curiosity. We are creatures of habit and our habits often begin with our attitudes. If our attitudes toward life and people are negative, that is, if they are based on what we don’t like, who we don’t like, or what we don’t want to do, our behaviors are likely to reflect this negativity…

Changing Our Stories

We often find ourselves responding to others based on a story from our past instead of being with them in the moment. Our perception stems largely from a narrative created in our minds about who we are in the world. This narrative is amalgamated from our personal experiences, our family histories, and our moral and…