A reader who’s left the corporate world and is embarking on a new entrepreneurial venture sent this question:
“At what point does being ‘responsible’ shift into just being caught in a negative mindset where it’s all about avoiding risk and liability?
When does due...
Imagine that you’ve gone to your favorite food market to pick up something for dinner. You’re scanning the bread shelves looking for a tasty loaf, wondering, “Hmmm, gluten-free? Rye? Sourdough?”
Then, you hear someone calling your name. What do you do next?
You turn in the...
What will be the biggest benefits of mantra meditation for you?
The true answer is that you cannot know or define the biggest benefit prior to receiving it.
Let’s see why.
We all come to spiritual disciplines such as mantra meditation with hopes.
It’s wonderful that tea does this. It facilitates tea drinking. But your mind needn’t act like tea. Too often it does.
How does the mind...
Before a caterpillar can become a butterfly, it must become goo.
Within the cocoon, as the form of the caterpillar totally dissolves, it turns to a liquid that is rich with nutrients and potential. From that goo, the butterfly is formed.
Within the goo are what biologists call imaginal...
There’s a truck turning around in front of my house.
It’s beep-beep-beeping as it backs up, goes forward, backs up, and goes forward – in order to turn around. It performs this beeping pirouette four times an hour . . . all day long. The construction company that building 19...
We had gathered to celebrate our friend’s 60th birthday. Between sips of chai tea and bites of dhal, I was catching up with the woman sitting next to me. We hadn’t talked in 6 months. She was relating her recent relationship adventures.
“When I met him,” she said,...
When the stock market plunged a few years back, my stock portfolio suffered a serious case of meltdown.
Then, I received more bad news: one of our investments turned out to be a scam. And more money was gone.
I was bummed.
I was stunned. And angry with myself.
How could I have let...