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February 14, 2017

ONE DECISION AT A TIME

While it is very easy to get caught up in “what if” scenarios, there is only ever one decision in front of you at a time. And we can only ever make the best decision at the time with the information that we have. In this regard, I think regret is largely shaped because we - Read More -

sproket
July 27, 2014

PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

This morning, the message on my Yogi tea label was, “To be calm is the highest achievement of the self.” The more I live, the more I find this to be true. When we are calm,  we can see more clearly. With a simple breath, we can stop the waves of emotion that can threaten - Read More -

the pursuit of happiness
July 24, 2014

WHAT DO YOU VALUE?

Today, concepts of time, energy, prioritization, and excuses were on my mind. In the simplest terms, I believe that you tend to do what you prioritize and make excuses for everything else you don’t do. However, I also think that what you prioritize may not be in alignment with what you truly value. So I want to ask this - Read More -

duck walking on water
January 15, 2014

PRAY AND PRACTICE

The Buddha taught: “If you are standing on one shore and want to cross over to the other shore, you have to use a boat or swim across. You cannot just pray, ‘Oh, other shore, please come over here for me to step across!’” To a Buddhist, praying without also practicing is not real prayer. - Read More -

outstanding flowers
January 12, 2014

CELEBRATE LIFE

Today I had the privilege and pleasure to interview some remarkable and truly impressive future students for my alma mater (Northwestern University). I was floored by these amazing students and the contributions they are already making to the world! And I could not stop myself from injecting “sage advice” into the discussions ;) I encouraged - Read More -

November 3, 2013

DO WHAT YOU FEAR MOST

I have always loved this song from India.Arie. (In fact, for years it has been the wake-up song on my alarm clock!) As I read The War of Art  by Steven Pressfield (which is truly excellent so far!) I am reminded that what we must do what we fear most….for that is what we were most - Read More -

July 13, 2013

SAGE ADVICE: HOW DO I HEAL MY MIND?

DEAR SAGE: I have a simple question for you: How do I heal my mind? DEAR SEEKER: I am so happy that I took a few moments to read through my mailbox and find your question! We had a steady stream of advice requests earlier this year, but then a drought… The drought came when I had - Read More -

icy lake
July 2, 2013

THE BLAME GAME

Blame Keeps the sad game going. It keeps stealing all your wealth — Giving it to an imbecile with No financial skills. Dear one, Wise Up.   Poetry by Hafiz Photo source: watch your step

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