When you smile, the whole world smiles back at you. It is my belief that we literally create our own reality.. and I mean literally in a way that's difficult to explain. Whatever it is we are experiencing in life, it may seem like it is random or circumstantial or external to … [Read more...] about Changing faces
If you haven't listened to Alan Watts lately, I would highly recommend giving him a try. He would often refer to life as one big cosmic joke. In so many ways, life is not even close to as serious as we make it out to be. This applies to all perspectives: from the one who sees the … [Read more...] about A cosmic joke
"So sorry to bother you, but.." ~ "I'm so sorry, am I in your way?" ~ "Nah it's okay I don't need a ride, I'll just walk." ~ "I don't mean to trouble you, but.." ~ "No no it's okay, I don't need help.. I'll manage." I can't help but notice there are way too many people who … [Read more...] about You are not in the way!
Indoctrination is a process of teaching a person or a group of people to accept a set of beliefs uncritically. We can very obviously see this process take place when we observe the phenomenon from the outside, kind of like the way we critically look down upon other oppressive … [Read more...] about You are a program
The title of this article is a play on our pill popping culture where we habitually look for quick, superficial fixes to infinitely complex problems. We like to treat symptoms rather than take the time to have deeper dialogues about the way we've been living as a society and the … [Read more...] about In Doctor Nation
The more you know, the more you realize all that which you don't know (anything really). This is a profound universal truth to life. What we actually know to be true and "real" in our reality is so insanely infantile compared to the enormity of that which we don't. This is hugely … [Read more...] about Cultivating respect for all that we don’t know
Mass shootings, terrorism, end-less wars, climate change, the environment, our health crisis.. there seems to be no end to the atrophy surrounding us and this planet (2019 as I write this). If you're someone who's struggling with feelings of depression/anxiety, or you want to … [Read more...] about How to cope with depressing world news