Kindness is a Selfish Emotion and Accelerates Progress

An expressed need to change others is a desperate need to change ourselves. Kindness is the strongest way of connecting to another human being. When we have it, we feel good. When we don’t have it, we feel isolated and only think about results. What can I get from another person? What is in it for me?…

The Dark Side of Men and Women

Men learn to love the woman they are attracted to. Women learn to become attracted to the man they fall in love with. ― Woody Allen Men and women have different needs and desires. By looking at how they manifest in their extremes we can better understand their day-to-day behaviors. What is the darkest side of women…

We Not Only Have a Dark Side, We Are the Dark Side

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. – Carl Jung If we had been living in Germany during the Nazi uprising, we’d all be Nazi’s. There is nothing holy or divine about us which could protect us from our capacity to do harm to others and…

Emotion Is Power: Rawness Of Being

Whatever you feel is your greatest strength. If you can accept it and intensify it, you can do anything. All of our conflict and unhappiness stems from trying to suppress or change our emotions… in vain. If you are content with what you feel and do not try to hide it from others then you…

The Zone Of Power: Your Mind​s Must Shift Because They Don’t Play Well

“You can’t suffer your way to success.” – Jesse Elder “…And you can’t enjoy yourself on the way either.” So, where does this lead us? What about suffering, grinding and banging our heads against the wall? Is this not success? Nope. When you have to work really hard every day and you feel miserable inside, you…

How To Effortlessly Communicate With Other People

Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes one feel as you might when a drowning man holds unto you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.  – Anaïs Nin Our personal communication style is a direct reflection of our own objectives regarding other people and the skills we have…

Uncertainty Is Not Here To Harm, It Is Here To Play

“The bad news is you’re falling through the air, nothing to hang on to, no parachute. The good news is there’s no ground.” – Chögyam Trungpa Uncertainty is that thing that makes us doubt. It is what gives our decisions their gravity so that we stop and consider. Uncertainty is also this thing that makes us…