Tyranny of Certainty

Intolerance of ambiguity is a reflection of an authoritarian mindset. Being certain is comfortable. It’s the easy path through the dark woods of life. It’s a defense mechanism against the truth of the unknown. Assuming we know why things are the way the way they are creates a barrier to the truth that is continually… Read More

Embrace the Mistakes

My wife has been working with our daughter on the importance of going through the grading of her homework when the teachers give it back.  Of course, our daughter doesn’t like it when she’s wrong. Most people don’t.  She take’s it personally and gets down on herself.  Being wrong is a misconception and to take… Read More

Embracing the Dark Side

This post could come from different angles as the “dark side” can refer to many different things, some quite fun.  To keep with the nature of this blog, the dark side I refer to is what was previously posted.  The dark side of freedom is our choice and the fantasy of everything we could be or… Read More

Observing and Orienting Ourselves

Most of my posts follow the same structure. There’s an observation followed by an orientation to the idea of managing the business of you.  This approach illustrates the first two steps of a process we all follow when awake.  We observe or experience what’s happening around us.  We naturally orient our experience to our map… Read More