Self Improvement

Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

“If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought or deed, I will gladly change. I seek the truth, which never yet hurt anybody. It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance which does harm.” – Marcus Aurelius When I read this passage in “Meditations” I grabbed my pen Continue reading Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

Monday Meditations 2 – The Meaning in Your Moments

Whatever may happen to you was prepared for you in advance from the beginning of time. In the woven tapestry of causation, the thread of your being had been intertwined from all time with that particular incident. – Marcus Aurelius What meaning will you give to your moments in the week ahead? You are wired Continue reading Monday Meditations 2 – The Meaning in Your Moments

Love the Hand You’re Dealt – 2017

“Love the hand that fate deals you and play it as your own, for what could be more fitting?” – Marcus Aurelius In the movie, “Bridge of Spies” there is a wonderful exchange that is repeated a few times during the movie, (you can see all of them via the link below). In the final Continue reading Love the Hand You’re Dealt – 2017

Unreasonable Friends

  The reality is that no matter how self-aware we intend to be, we can never truly see ourselves or fully comprehend the source of our behaviors and the consequences of our actions. We have been shaped by society, our ideologies, our relationships, and our childhood so that we inevitably develop blind spots. These blind spots Continue reading Unreasonable Friends