Tag: Boundaries

The Gift of No – Saying No Without Guilt

I used to have a tough time saying no, especially since I'm also part of the hospitality industry. For example, we get these random...

Einstein as Shaman : Living By Truth

“Shamanism and science are both essential to making sense of our primary experience of the world. Discovering and living by truth require practicing each...

4 Ways to Create Better Boundaries

Being a nice person is about courtesy: you're friendly, polite, agreeable, and accommodating. When people believe they have to be nice in order to...

Killing the Devil: 4 Ways to Empower Yourself Past Outdated Beliefs

“Challenging contemporary worldviews has always been a big part of the philosopher’s job description.” ~ Daniel Klein Perhaps the most diabolical belief in the history...

7 Signs You Have Achieved Balance Between Shadow & Light

“Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one’s being, but by integration of the contraries.” ~ Jung Balance—we all seek it. We...

The Philosophical Wrecking Ball: Protecting Us from Our Yearning for Certainty

“What I understand of “philosopher”: a terrible explosive in the presence of which everything is in danger.” ~ Nietzsche The thing that makes philosophy useful...

Channeling the Dark Side: The Secret to Getting into The Zone

“Bottom line: if you want success of any kind, you have to be comfortable being uncomfortable.” ~ Tim S. Grover Everyone has a dark side....

Five Ways to be More Like Sherlock Holmes

“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.” ~ Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of the Blue...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

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Why do We Fear Death?

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7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...