Archive for the ‘ Core Happiness ’ Category
I am going to give you a simple truth about judgment, of both yourself and others. Ready? Here it goes. Judgments = opinions that often engender resentment…and righteousness.
For those of you who would like to free yourselves from anger and resentment, begin by: Cultivating compassion and empathy
Isabelle, the Spanish woman who gives our apartment deep cleanings, was coming over the day before Thanksgiving. I realized the night before that I had forgotten to buy dish soap. So when she arrived at 8:15am, I darted out to the store. I bought two bottles, one for current use and one to store under […]
I’ve often thought about and talked about ecstasy and the ways one can achieve it. Here is an example of one way it can happen. I picked my daughter up from school today. We greeted each other like always—we gave each other a kiss, then I inquired, “Hi baby, how was your day?” To this […]
I was on my way home today, thinking about a couple of challenges I am having right now. As I was trying to imagine living into a future in these situations, I felt tightness in my heart and a sense of heaviness. I could speak about the specifics, but they really don’t matter. We have all been in situations like this—where […]