Here's a technique I've been playing with for jumpstarting clarity in my meditation sessions.
If you, like me, sometimes have difficulty paying close attention, and instead have a tendency to drift off, this might be
just what we need to snap us into sharp focus and deep appreciation.
click here to read "You Have Ten Minutes"
For those of you who "just can't go there" when it comes to formal meditation, I wrote this user-friendly two-page
guide to taking five minutes for a little mental healing and renewal. Now this is something anyone can do!
click here to read "Even Easier"
This is such a simple way of looking at what constitutes a good life that it may be embarrassingly
trivial. On the other hand, it's wonderfully clear and illustrative. So it may be elegant and profound rather than just
totally obvious. See what you think!
click here to read "The Star System for a Shining Life"
This is a description of the two jobs any person interested in psychological
wellness needs to accomplish. While we all have different specifics to address, our personal growth work can be
regarded as two broad tasks, presented succinctly here.
click here to read "Necessary and Important Work"
A few words about the practicality of positivity...
click here to read "Half Empty?"
The medical model or the growth model - which leads to greater happiness?
Is it better to take psychoactive medication and not suffer? Or is it healthier to feel the distress and work with it, in
order to motivate growth and come to a higher level of aliveness?
click here to read "The Path or the Pills - Which Way Comes Out Best?"
Because science, so I'm told, hasn't yet come up with a good definition of life...
click here to read "What is Life?"
Do you ever wonder why you "lose it" or "fall apart" and tumble into extremely
unpleasant feelings and behavior? Of course you do - we all hate such episodes of losing our usual, adult balance, and instead
behaving like very unhappy children. Unfortunately, we usually haven't a clue about why we behaved and felt so badly, or how
to prevent it in the future. Well, maybe this article will be of some small help...
click here to read "Why We Nosedive...and How Not To"