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March 10, 2018
The Dude Abides: Wisdom from Jeff Bridges
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of one of my all-time favorite...
February 27, 2018
Do you have the 11 traits of a person with character?
Who fills the void when leaders don’t lead, when those in positions of power and...
February 13, 2018
9 life tips from Seneca, circa 45 AD, that are truer than ever today
How many more years will you be alive? What will you do with them? A...
January 29, 2018
How to Squeeze More Juice from the Orange That is Life
The essayist and cartoonist Tim Kreider has a great riff on how we seem to...
January 09, 2018
When Life Sucks: Enduring a Dark Night of the Soul
The holidays are over and the Christmas decorations are coming down. There are copious amounts...
December 15, 2017
Affirm Your Tallcomings. And 9 More Life Tips from a Doctor of Philosophy.
Sometimes you can find wisdom in places you don’t expect. It can come from a...
December 01, 2017
Why it Pays to Give Life Your Best 95% Effort.
What, you say? What happened to giving a 100% effort? Or some of you Type-A...
November 17, 2017
The 10 Keys to Happier Aging
A few days ago, I wrote about some of the major themes in Ageless Soul,...
November 05, 2017
The Surrender Experiment: Saying “Yes” to Everything in Life.
I first published this story a little over two years ago—but it has stayed with...
November 01, 2017
Seven Tips for Getting Centered & Being Fully Present.
I just wrote about the importance of being fully present in your life and tuned...
October 25, 2017
Are you giving life your full attention? Or cheating it?
Do you live your life preoccupied? Are you constantly distracted by a life that’s too...
October 18, 2017
Is Your Inner Critic Holding You Back?
What keeps you from doing the things you want to do in life? Are you...
September 13, 2017
The Simple Prompt That Can Help You Stay Mindful All Day
We all want to live a mindful life, being fully in the present, totally tuned...
July 27, 2017
Sage Advice From the 14th Dalai Lama: Don’t Be a Jerk
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help...
July 12, 2017
Tony Robbins on Living Your Life in a Beautiful State (of Mind).
In his recent book Unshakeable, the life philosophy guru Tony Robbins lays down the basics...
July 05, 2017
Back to Basics: 5 Essential Rules for Living a Righteous Life
As we grow spiritually, we can sometimes get ahead of ourselves. We may think we’re...
June 01, 2017
The magical missing ingredient to a happy life.
Are you happy? Chances are, if I caught you on a good day, you’d probably...
May 03, 2017
What does the world owe you?
We all want to make a good impression in life, to be the best possible...
April 06, 2017
Was the Best Spirituality Book of All Time Written 120 Years Ago?
Every few years there’s a spirituality book that captures the imagination of the public and...
April 01, 2017
Get Out of Your Rut and Make Life New Again.
Are you in a rut? Are you going through life limiting your contacts to the...
March 09, 2017
The Wall: Getting past the obstacles that hold us back.
Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion....
March 03, 2017
What’s Love Got to Do with It? Everything.
What are we supposed to accomplish during this lifetime? It goes without saying that we...
February 20, 2017
Life is good. Life is bad. Either way, you’re right.
How do you see life? Do you look at it as a series of struggles...
February 04, 2017
Walt Whitman on God, America and Life.
In my neck of the woods, the name Walt Whitman is associated with a bridge...
January 20, 2017
21 Simple Rules to Live By (by Mahatma Gandhi).
Do you have a code or set of rules you live by? I often resort...
January 15, 2017
Let’s Fight the Good Fight–with Kindness.
Could we be any more divided as a country? It seems like Americans are now...
December 30, 2016
Three steps to a more fulfilling 2017 (circa 1660).
Blaise Pascal was a true Renaissance man. A Frenchman who lived during the 1600s, Pascal...
November 07, 2016
A 10-step guide to starting your own spiritual practice. (No church required.)
Are you serious about your spirituality? Would you belong to a church or religion if...
August 14, 2016
An 8-step guide to living your life with gumption.
Are you actively engaged with life? Do you believe if you want good things to...
August 03, 2016
60-Second Inspiration: The secret to a happy, contented life.
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