October 2017

September 2017

How to Love without Fear? You Fake it till You Make It, Man.

By | 2017-09-14T07:43:32+00:00 September 14th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Empower Me, Featured, Relationships|

Love makes us kind, but sometimes the effect doesn't follow the cause. Sometimes the effect precedes the cause (Far out, man). Sometimes cats walk backwards, the head following the tail. Sometimes, if you smile for a minute, you start to feel happy.   By Lee Glazier   So, I was enjoying an herbal [...]

August 2017

April 2017

There is Beauty in a Broken Heart—An Impossible Gratitude

By | 2017-04-03T08:08:29+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|blog, Featured, Relationships, The Renegade Buddhist|

My biggest flaw is that I'm afraid of making mistakes. I regret not making more mistakes. I regret avoiding the "wrong" choices.   By John Pendall I'm terrified of love. It's raised me higher than any philosophy, religious experience or drug. It's pulled me into the deepest pits of despair, where even suicide [...]

March 2017

February 2017

The One Thing That Creates Unhappiness, Relationship Problems & Frustration

By | 2017-02-21T21:31:13+00:00 February 21st, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, Relationships|

We do it all day long: we tell ourselves a story about what’s happening in our lives, about other people, about ourselves.   By Leo Babauta   There’s a hidden mechanism that creates unhappiness, difficulty changing habits, relationship problems, frustration, anger and disappointment. Barely anyone is aware of this hidden mechanism, even though [...]

If I’m So Zen, Why do I Still Get Frustrated? A Guide to Getting Over It.

By | 2017-02-16T08:52:35+00:00 February 16th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, Relationships|

Frustration is normal, but holding on to frustration is not so fun. It’s not even helpful: if the situation isn’t great, adding frustration on top of it just makes it worse.   By Leo Babauta Pretty much all of us experience frustration on a daily (or even hourly) basis. We get frustrated by [...]