If you’re trying to create something extraordinary you may not be able to today, but tomorrow you can. Follow me for a second. If you’re walking down a path and you can only see the first ten feet in front of you, how can you see the next ten feet?
People talk about “being awake” and “knowing the Truth” or being “spiritually enlightened” but haven’t yet realized that everything they think they know—life and death, light and darkness, solid and empty—are relative aspects of something as inconceivable as the smell of color.
We live in a society that promotes hard work and seems to reward constant action.It’s common that we hear the phrase “hustle hard to make it”, “hard work pays off”, “80 hour work weeks!”. This leads many into investing massive amounts of hours into their work to get things done. There’s a sense of lack, […]
The basic principle of life is that it is dynamic—never stagnant. There’s a constant movement, seemingly chaotic—without a rhythm—and in a state of constant change. Things live by moving and grow as they go.
The people that come to me for advice on getting to the next level generally want to start a business or grow their new business. They’ve seen me or others working for themselves and they associate the endeavor with status, freedom, or massive wealth. It’s attractive. Today, to become an entrepreneur almost seems to be […]
If you’re overwhelmed by life—anxious, depressed, and suffering—pause for a moment and take a practical view of your life. Do you have your basic needs met? Do you have a job, or better, a career?
Oftentimes, we know just what we need to do to get what we want. The path is almost labeled for us in steps. Our minds tell us: First, X. Then Y. Afterwards, Z. Except there’s this part of us that makes the path seem way more complicated than it is.
A common misconception about Buddhism is that it is a religion in which one has to “believe” in. And it’s fine if it’s seen that way. I won’t argue otherwise. But, I will ask: Is that practical?
There are people that move on fast and get ahead quickly. Then, there are people who often find themselves stuck, struggling to advance. What’s differentiates these two kinds of people?
People talk a whole lot about finding your “purpose” in life. Some even try to sell you on helping you find it. As if there’s some great calling that you MUST attune to—OR ELSE! They’re pretty crafty with the way they put their pitch together. Makes a person feel like they’re really not doing what […]