How Much Kool-aid Are You Drinking?

There’s one thing we all believe in.  We all believe in the story we tell ourselves.  This story is a composite of our past experiences, what we’ve accepted as truth, stories from others, our continuously unfolding experience, and the reality of our environment we interact with. The problem is this story does not represent the… Read More

Learning Our Leverage Points

Growing ceaselessly until our death, we have to shed the old so we can grow anew.  This idea gives credence to the zen story of emptying one’s cup. “A professor who focused on religious studies went to visit a Zen master.  While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked about Zen and its relations… Read More

How full is your Reservoir of Self-Reliance ?

Self-reliance is a reservoir of energy and will power.  It is the accumulation of the runoff from our experience, thoughts and beliefs.  Our self-reliance is the understanding of what our true self is and the inspirations and intuitions that emanate from our experience and core beliefs.  It is the value we associate with who we… Read More