The Stress Myth

The Stress Myth

Stress is a response to a perceived threat. It starts with the “spin” that the voice in the head puts on what we perceive, that makes us feel anxious. Lack of attention and a wandering mind then perpetuate the anxiety. Conventional wisdom says that there is no way out...

The Loneliness Myth

Loneliness, that feeling of emptiness and longing, is not the failure to connect with others as many believe. It is the failure to connect with ourselves… with our true nature. How can we connect with ourselves when we are not even able to be with ourselves, to...

Living in the Present Moment

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi Our minds can drift between the past, the present, and the future. This can be represented by a pendulum and the way that it swings back and forth from the left...
The Anxiety Gap

The Anxiety Gap

The Anxiety Gap “The Anxiety Gap” is often referred to as the gap/space between who we think we are, and who we actually are. The illustration shows the layers of mental concepts, programming, and conditioning that are built up over the years and that...
Moving From Survival to Creativity

Moving From Survival to Creativity

We experience the world through a continuum between “survival” on the left side, and “creativity” on the right side. Survival is characterized by increased stress. Our internal reference point is our ego. The voices in the head make us believe...