Wouldn’t it be Great if We All Introduced Ourselves as if We’re The Stig

“Some say he hydrates by licking the moisture off the backs of ducks and that he sleeps inside out to replenish his epidermis. Rumor has it that he meditates more peacefully when he’s at least 100 yards from any Chrysler product and gets his fiber by eating the corks from used bourbon barrels. But for … Continue reading Wouldn’t it be Great if We All Introduced Ourselves as if We’re The Stig

A License to be Happy

I just saw one of those old, tired “motivational” platitudes, posted on Linkedin:  It reads, “Tell me I can’t do it and I’ll show you I can.”  Show who?  Who is this “you”?  Who gives a shit? Where does this phantom “you” get such bullshit, gas-lighting authority and judgement to call us out? Well, the … Continue reading A License to be Happy

Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success

“We human beings choose to see things as we wish. Few people seem to believe this, though. We decide to be jealous, or angry, or depressed, or happy, or bored, and these choices are often based on our biased interpretations of the thoughts of others. It is amazing how much psychological control many people relinquish … Continue reading Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success

Looking for Gurus: A Self-Defining Endeavor

When we think of people who’ve achieved what we might call “guru status”, we come up with names like Mother Theresa, The Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King, or Mahatma Gandhi.  But then, there are some who’ve played a much more intimate and personal role in an individual’s life and although they aren’t Jesus-level status, they … Continue reading Looking for Gurus: A Self-Defining Endeavor