Capture your Insights

Apr 10, 2012 by

You know all of those great ideas that come to you in the shower or on the bus or while walking somewhere? Write them down! Don’t let...

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Relationships are like Flowers

Mar 13, 2012 by

Relationships are like flowers; they need to be watered if they are to grow. We water relationships with patience, clear...

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What is my question?

Feb 19, 2012 by

I have often find myself asking other people’s questions. However, at one point it struck me that these were not my questions. And...

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Connecting the Dots from Probl...

Jan 22, 2012 by

Talking with my mother made us both realize something: often the solutions to our most pressing problems are already known to us. We...

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Limited Time

Dec 30, 2011 by

Today it struck me, as I talked with my mother, that my time on this earth is short. We ask many questions, but they all boil down to...

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Lucid Dreaming

Nov 30, 2011 by

Through lucid dreaming, we have the power to generate any experience we desire. Recently, upon realizing I was dreaming, I chose to...

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On “Getting Over” Someone

Oct 21, 2011 by

The process of “getting over” someone cannot be forced.  Try as we might, it will happen at its own pace. Simply allow yourself to...

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Violating Gender Norms

Oct 3, 2011 by

                    We are taught to live by the norms for our gender, but when...

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A Fulfilling Life is an Open L...

Aug 23, 2011 by

I’m grateful to my friends for teaching me that living a fulfilling life means being willing to constantly open myself up to new...

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The Greatest Insights

Jul 26, 2011 by

While private reflection can be a meaningful practice, some of our greatest insights and realizations arise when we are in dialogue...

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Treating all of Nature as a Th...

Jun 15, 2011 by

Martin Buber said that the most fulfilling relationships are not I-It relationships, in which we relate to the other as an object,...

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Everyone Deserves to Have thei...

Jun 1, 2011 by

Today, I had a wonderful talk with an old homeless man. At the end of it, he looked at me almost with tears in his eyes and he said...

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Seeing You as You

May 11, 2011 by

Finally free from enclosure in my own fears and worries, I can truly see you, not as an object or a means to my ends, but a genuine...

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To Teach

May 4, 2011 by

Teaching is for me an almost ideal profession. Yes, it is exhausting, stressful, and (in terms of mere money) poorly paying....

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On Dealing with Suffering From...

Apr 27, 2011 by

Over the years, I’ve known many people who were once united as loving couples, but have since broken up and retained a great deal of...

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Facing the Void

Apr 13, 2011 by

There comes a time in life when our routines and the things others have told us about what is important in life and what we should...

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