In our modern age we tend to lack “stick-to-it-ness.” We need quick fixes. We give up easily. When obstacles arise, we often lack the tenacity to persist and hence develop the habit toward laziness. This only reinforces our not getting the job done. Resilience gives us strength we never thought we had. It’s like the reserve tank of gas in my old VW bug when the gauge showed empty. So when we are performing beneficial activities, NEVER GIVE UP! NEVER GIVE UP! NEVER GIVE UP!
‘Wellbeing’ has now become a household word. But what exactly does it mean? The notion of human flourishing begins to unpack it. Mindfulness is involved; to be in the present observing our inner life. Beyond […]
Grief, loss, sadness, and anguish seem to part of everyday life in America and around the world these days. Wednesday, I visited the Tree of Life synagogue and nearby Jewish Community Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, […]