The Upside of the Downside: Excavating the Good from the Bad

"Be confused, it's where you begin to learn new things. Be broken, it's where you begin to heal. Be frustrated, it's where you start...

Badass Buddha vs. Bystander Buddha

"There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: Not going all the way, and not starting." ~ Unknown As with most...

Creatively Thriving Over Merely Surviving

"I run. I read. I work. When I do these things I’m not smiling or beaming with joy. I’m not happy. In truth, when...

Harnessing Chaos in a Risk-averse World

"Chaos, leave me never. Keep me wild and keep me free so that my brokenness will be the only beauty the world will see."...

3 Ways to Heal an Overly Defensive Ego

"If I want to live a happy life, heal myself and make self-loving smart decisions in the future, I need not armor myself against...

Reclaiming Your Power by Taking the High Road

"If you ever get the chance to treat them the way they treated you, I hope you walk away... and do better." ~ Najwa...

5 Things you Need to Know About “the Truth”

"If you have found your truth within yourself, there is nothing more in this whole existence to find." ~ Rajneesh One might read the title...

7 Signs You May Be an Enlightened Rebel

"Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Ah, the rebel, the misfit, the eccentric, the nonconformist....

An Open Letter to My Anger

Yes, I admit it. I have anger issues, not yet out of hand, but its easy to set me off. This is a letter...

Reality is Nothing but a Hallucination Says a Neuroscientist

"We don’t just passively perceive the world; we actively generate it. The world we experience comes as much from the inside-out as the outside-in."...