It’s easy to get stressed by all the commitments and to-dos this time of year, and I’ve felt my share. But yesterday, I read a quote from the classic 1955 Jill Jackson and Sy Miller song that a Facebook friend posted that put me in a better frame of mind. I took a few moments... Read more »
These days life is moving faster than ever. You’re typing on your laptop, talking to someone on the phone, while having a secondary conversation with someone else physically right in front of you.
The Practice: Relax, you’ve arrived. Why? We spend so much of our time trying to get somewhere. Part of this comes from our biological nature. To survive, animals — including us — have to be goal-directed, leaning into the future. It’s certainly healthy to pursue wholesome aims, like paying the rent on time, raising children... Read more »