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Finding the right balance of healthy self-confidence

We usually over-shoot or under-shoot. Either we become arrogant and too sure of ourselves, or we become insecure and too unsure of ourselves. Threading the needle finding health self-confidence, free from arrogance and insecurity, is […]

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The sixth mind

There are six primary minds (or consciousnesses). The first five are related to the five senses, visual, auditory, etc. These draw the mind outward, distracting us from our deeper subtler minds. The sixth mind is […]

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Genuine friendship is based on trust

Genuine friendship is based on trust. For others to trust us, we must be trustworthy. Trustworthiness means integrity and honesty. It also means nonjudgmental listening. It means respect, even in the face of different views. […]

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Recognize when your egocentric attitude is strong

Drop the obsession with egocentricity. It does not make us happy. In fact, the reverse. It makes us insecure, anxious, suspicious, and selfish. So why keep clinging to this obsession of egocentricity? Of course, it […]

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Kindness opens our heart

Kindness towards others and kindness towards ourselves is often overlooked. We get caught up in the fast pace which stresses us out losing our mindfulness and focus on kindness. Living in the past and future […]

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Reducing guilt and practicing forgiveness

As we work at reducing guilt and practicing forgiveness, wisps of gratitude begin to circle around us. These gratitude wisps come closer and enter inside us. A newfound joy erupts deep in our cells, and […]

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Guilt has a hard edge

Guilt has a hard edge. Being unable to forgive also has a hard edge. Both constrict us, and knock us off balance. When they become chronic they cause free-floating anxiety and fear. Forgiving the other […]

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How do we get rid of guilt?

Feelings of guilt are destructive as we discussed in the last post. But how do we get rid of guilt? We recognize guilt as an old habit, often from childhood. So, this will take time […]