He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus   Gratitude is perhaps the most power force for life change available to each of us. Every expert on positive psychology recommends it. What does it really mean to […]

Wabi Sabi

Yes, it’s a funny name. Wabi Sabi is a comprehensive Japanese worldview. Essentially Wabi Sabi means that everything is impermanent and nothing is perfect. Accept this and you won’t need to feel distressed when things don’t work out perfectly. Accept this and you can accept outcomes no matter what they are, as natural.


   A trigger is defined as something which precipitates another event, thought or action. Seeing a note may trigger you to take action to do whatever the note reminded you to do. Seeing a picture of a puppy may trigger feelings of warmth, happiness and love. Seeing an object purposely left where you will see […]

Less Stress

The Idea In a Nutshell: We are consumed by results. We pursue our goals and when the results aren’t what we had hoped for we face anger, frustration, self-pity and a plethora of other negative emotions. The results will almost never be exactly what we had hoped for. A simple change of focus can set […]