Can’t, won’t, and shouldn’t change: 4 guesses about the source of any conflict Pick a fight, any fight – any protracted hassle you’re having with anyone about whatever wherever. Stepping back from the details, you’ll find that you’re torn between three interpretations of what’s causing it: They can’t do what you ask of them: It’s just […]
“The moon pulls on the tides because it’s trying to make the oceans swell.” “Protons try to keep electrons nearby because they would miss them if they left.” “A glass beaker is trying to keep liquids from spilling out. It doesn’t want them to leak away.” If you had a physics professor who talked like […]
Temporary people give permanent lessons.
I Don’t Trust Words, I Trust Actions
Every New Day is Another Chance to Change Your Life
“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” ― Paulo Coelho
You two broke up, but for months after you can’t stop thinking about what might have been. You’re distracted by regrets, what if’s and if only’s. You decided not to pursue your dream of making it big in your first-choice career, and ever since you’ve been haunted by the thought that you might have quit too […]
I’m a Taowinist, a cross between a Taoist and a Darwinist. I remember the night I realized it. I was reading Alan Watts on Taoism and this sentence jumped out at me: The lifestyle of one who follows the Tao must be thought of as a form of intelligence. That is, knowing the patterns, structures, and trends […]