Self-Actualization

The Path of the Sacred Warrior: Where Hero and Healer Converge

“It is better to be a warrior in a garden than a gardener in a war.” ~ Zen parable The garden is a metaphor...

The Middle Path: Life in Balance and How to Balance Yours

Have you spent time ever pondering about what the meaning of life is? What about the kind of life we're living? Robin Hill Sr....

7 Signs You May Be a Contrarian

“You solitaries today, you who have seceded from society, you shall one day be a people. From you, who have chosen out yourselves, shall...

Standing on the Shoulders of the Oracle

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates There are three inscriptions carved over the entrance to the Temple of Delphi: γνῶθι σεαυτόν (“know...

Radical Presence: Taking out the Trash

“Take out the trash. The trash is anything that is keeping you from the only thing that matters-this moment, here and now.” ~ The...

The Romantic Paradox of Healthy Detachment and Unconditional Love

“True love is the complete victory of the particular over the general, and the unconditional over the conditional.” ~ Nassim Taleb I do my...

6 Steps to Befriend Your Shadow and Let in the Light

Bob Ross the painter, legend, and icon once said, “You need the dark in order to show the light.” Another time, he was quoted...

Self-inflicted Therapy and the Power of Self-realization

“To find a mountain path all by oneself gives a greater feeling of strength than to take a path that is shown.” ~ Karen...

4 Signs Your Ego is Dissolving

"The biggest ego trip going is trying to get rid of your ego. And the joke of it all is that your ego doesn't...

Broken Compasses, Bullshit-meters, and Question-mark Swords

“We should go and proclaim without cease and remind people at every step of what we are: that our capacity for self-delusion has no...

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Accepting Mother: 3 Practices we Should ALL Undertake

“In a child's eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love...