How to Live From an Open Heart

Listening to a recording by one of my favorite teachers recently, I found myself cringing. The judgmental harshness in her voice that I used to attribute to strength and conviction, left me squirming in discomfort. Even though I love her message, I brace myself...

Detox Demands

Someone recently asked me how to motivate ourselves more compassionately. We’ve all been there. 

We know what we “should” be doing and what we “have to” do, but our hearts just aren’t in it, so we drag our feet.In frustration we...

The Art of Disentanglement

Attachment is the origin, the root of suffering; hence it also the cause of suffering. The Dalai Lama. How does one cope with evil? Not by fighting it but by understanding it. In understanding, it disappears. How does one cope with darkness? Not with one’s fist....