Acceptance is not about inaction

Acceptance is not about inaction

Acceptance is one of those things that is often grossly misunderstood in popular culture. Many confuse acceptance with inaction or defeatism, with rolling over and playing nice. The truth is that it is in fact the opposite. In the deepest and fullest sense of the...
The power of self-understanding

The power of self-understanding

You are the origin of your individual experience, and the more that you understand yourself and the nature of your human experience, the more that you understand how your experience interacts with the world. Self-understanding is a journey into your own mind – your...
If you don’t decide for yourself, then..

If you don’t decide for yourself, then..

Principle: If you don’t decide for yourself, then other people will decide for you. This is so universally true that its essence even applies to the non-human world. Forces Every movement is a coming together of so many interconnected forces: people, places, nature...
The employee mindset

The employee mindset

It is no secret that I am not a fan of big corporate bureaucracies that create sterility and fragility. I am much more a proponent of the artisanal life — i.e. small enterprises and freelance structures that nurture the creative and entrepreneurial spirit. But,...