Book Of The Day

There is no universal answer to the question, What is the meaning of life? For life means different things to different people on different days. There is simply no single answer to the question what is the best thing to do now. Everyone has their own vocation, their own skill, their own agenda. Our best move is…

Finding Your Why

This story made me think about my motives. I share it here so you might consider yours too. A man wanted to transcend his suffering so he went to a Buddhist temple to find a mediation teacher to help him. He asked the teacher, “If I meditate four hours a day, how long will it…

What if you didn’t have so much?

What more could you do if you had less? Could you do more if you had less? That’s the question, isn’t it? How much of our time and resources get lost in acquiring and organizing and storing our stuff, some of it is being stuff that we really don’t need or want. What if we…

Your Gift

Mr. Harvey says your gift is the single thing you do the best with the least amount of effort – the thing that comes most naturally to you. I’ve written about this quote several times like here and here. You can also buy the book here (Amazon affiliate link) if you want to read the full story….

Look Back, Look Forward

I haven’t been sharing much lately but in case you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to, here are some scenes from the last few days: Some days are more sedentary, but some days I blow my number of steps out of the water. I got to 22,000 before the day was over.   Playing…

Hiking Boots Not Required

Life is an adventure; live it! When you think of  adventure, do you envision a skydiving excursion, a zip line across the Grand Canyon, a scuba dive to the Atlantic Ocean floor? The poet Rumi encourages the thrill seeker to look inwards for the next adventure. And you? When will you begin that long journey…

Hey Gorgeous, Can You Spare Some Change?

Be first, then do. At first, I didn’t think I agreed with that statement. Because research indicates that you can trick yourself into feeling something by imitating the associated action. Brain scientists have done the tests and found that even the act of pulling your facial muscles into a smile stimulate the emotion center of…