Goldilocks Effect – Why You Are Never Happy With What Is

Goldilocks Effect – Why You Are Never Happy With What Is

This one is too hot, this one is too cold. Why do you never see things as they are rather than as you want them to be? If you stop seeing things as not quite right you may just begin to see the world as perfect just as it truly is warts and all. Perhaps as you walk outside you instinctive think, “why is it always raining?” or “why is it always so sunny?” Perhaps you walk out of a meeting dissatisfied with how it went,...

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Always Something You Can Do

Always Something You Can Do

No matter how badly you have fallen, no matter how many scrapes and scratches you have accumulated, no matter how badly bruised you are, there is always something small you can do to improve your circumstances. There is absolutely nothing in your present situation that prevents you from moving in a direction. It may not bee the right direction, but that is okay. If you find you have moved in the wrong direction you can always course correct...

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You Are A Diamond

You Are A Diamond

Diamond do not shine on their own. They shine because they have many facets that catch and reflect the light, just like you. Each of you has many facts to who you are as well. The difference is that you rarely show them all at once. You tend to hide them, only revealing them when you think the time and place is right. You have one face for the office, another for dates, and still another for the gym. You have your sexy face, your playful face,...

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Morning Breath

Morning Breath

I hear the refrigerator start I feel the breeze of the fan against my chest I feel the heat of tea as it comes through the cup I smell the strong scent of my Lapsang Souchong I see the drapes moved by the wind from the fan I see the couch I see the drapes move from the wind of the fan I smell the tea in my cup It is heavily smoked Lapsang Souchong I hear the engines of a jet miles above I feel the breeze from the fan on my arms I feel my...

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Being The One

Being The One

Being The One   Stop trying to be the One. Just sit. Just be. The moment you recognize your meditation as something more than it is, you lose the reason for meditating in the first place. That is to clear your mind of all thought, good or bad, wanted or unwanted. In formal sitting you may start by counting your breath. At some point the very count that opened the path before you becomes a distraction. When it does, let it go. Perhaps you...

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Money Meditation

Money Meditation

Before reading any further just Google Money and Meditation. You may be surprised to what pops up. What started out as an extension of meditation has now become a buzzword in itself. Among corporate types it has become woven into the very culture of the whole concept of work/life balance. In the military mindfulness creates a focused sniper. In both it also creates a very focused psychopath. How do you tell the two apart? Or how do you tell who...

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