Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs, these four principles/agreements are essential steps on the path to a better life.
The secret to joy is simpler than you might think — and it requires nothing more than an intention to be happy. Simply trying to be happy can actually boost your well-being, according to two experimental studies recently published in The Journal of Positive Psychology.

The Art of Being

In today’s hyper connected world, it’s really difficult to be mindful and connected to the present. It’s hard enough to master “the art of being”, but you add in something as small as a smartphone with ubiquitous wifi or data access, and it becomes virtually impossible. One of the simplest (simple does not mean easy)

Sonder

“Sonder. You are the main character—the protagonist—the star at the center of your own unfolding story. You’re surrounded by your supporting cast: friends and family hanging in your immediate orbit.
Apparently, we’re emotional creatures… [mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#000000″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion… – Dale Carnegie[/mks_pullquote] We are generally emotional first and logical second. When was the last time you lost your temper, said something or did something you later regretted?

How to Effectively Use Mindmaps

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can help you become more creative, remember more, and solve problems more effectively. Whether you’re new to mind maps or just want a refresher, here’s all you need to

Crappy Moments in Life

Most parents have had or will have one of those “poop” stories about their kids. Mine happened tonight. I dropped my son Rajko off at dance with his mom and I came home with my little girl Noelle, it was supposed to be one of our typical daddy daughter Tuesday nights. While I was getting