Happy New Year! Like many at this time of year, I find myself thinking about new year’s resolutions. I thought about setting some of my standard goals for the new year: getting up earlier, doing more yoga, or writing every day. While all of these goals are worthwhile, none of them capture the intention I … Keep reading New Year’s Evolution
I posted these thoughts as a facebook status update a week ago. I’ve been amazed by the tremendous response that these words have received. I share these words here on this site to give them a more permanent home. My heart aches for Paris. Judging by my facebook news feed, I’m not alone. This tragedy … Keep reading Removing the Barriers to Love
Have you ever seen dolphins swimming in the ocean? Lindsey and I unplugged for the last few days. We took the kids to North Bali for swimming, snorkeling, and an early morning boat ride to see dolphins. On the day of the dolphin excursion, we rose dawn before to climb aboard a little fishing boat … Keep reading Waking Up to Life [Dolphin Video]
A 6-phase meditation from Vishen Lakhiani at Mindvalley.
Kelly McGonigal presents interesting ideas about stress and how you can actually use your stress to increase your health and improve your relationships. What I appreciate about this talk is the reminder to look not just at your levels of stress, but at your relationship to stress. Are you stressed about your stress? Do you … Keep reading Making Stress Your Friend [TED Talk]
If you’re like a lot of people, you’d like to be a little happier. You daydream about that day when all the stress will be gone and there you will be: happy, smiling, and basking in pure happiness. Then you will have made it to the land of happy. Only then will you be truly … Keep reading How to Be Happy [Infographic]
Halfway up the mountain I saw him: The man in the red shirt. He rode a black bicycle. He was about 150 meters ahead of me. I intended to catch him. Little did I know what would happen when I did. I was pedaling my bicycle, climbing King’s Mountain Road. It’s one of my favorite … Keep reading Dealing with the Stress of Striving