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  • A Life of Peacefulness

    Most of us want a greater sense of peace and ease in our lives — life can be stressful, chaotic, overwhelming, full of distractions, exhausting. ...
  • Fearlessness: How to Stop Running from Space

    We spend our days filling in every available space, cramming in more tasks, responding to messages, checking social media and online sites, wat...
  • The Three Most Powerful Motivations

    We all have times when we’re not sticking to our plans, not feeling psyched about what we’re supposed to be doing, and when we know we just need ...
  • The Stories That Stop Us From Being Present

    I get emails all the time from people who are struggling with very common difficulties: Wanting to overcome anger Wanting to deal more calmly wit...
  • Relaxing Into the Feeling of Being Alive

    There’s a practice so simple that many people will discount it as not worthy of trying. They’ll miss out on the transformative power of that v...
  • Savor the Little Things

    Do you eat while reading? If so, you might have noticed the phenomenon I’ve noticed: sometimes you can eat an entire meal without even really t...
  • The Magic of Seeing Everything as Sacred

    When we wake up in the morning, many of us automatically go on our phones or computers and start reading, checking messages, responding to things,...
  • The Secret to Interpersonal Happiness

    As much as we desire being connected to others — good friendships, a wonderful romantic relationship, close family members — this connection alway...
  • A Mantra for Dealing with Life’s Annoyances

    As I write this, I’ve come down with a bug (strep throat — yay!), right in the middle of travel, sleep difficulties, big life changes, a workload...
  • Simplicity as Spiritual Practice: Declutter for Deep Personal Growth

    When we begin to declutter our lives, often it’s because we long for some kind of peace, some space, some relief from the chaos … or perhaps it’s ...
  • Bring Purpose & Mindfulness to Your Work

    Our work lives are filled with busyness, distraction, procrastination, responding to messages, checking on messages, and getting lost down rabbit...
  • The Art of Doing Nothing

    Sure, we all know how to do nothing. We all know how to lay around and waste time. But many of us are too busy to do it much, and when we do it, o...