We all experience ups and downs in life but it’s important to remember that we should never get caught up in these moments. To enjoy the “whole” experience of life, we must learn to see past the individual highs and lows and instead focus our perspective on the big picture.
1) Empty your mind. A student went to visit a famous Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the student talked about Zen. The master poured the visitor’s cup to the brim, and then kept pouring. The student watched the overflowing cup until he could no longer restrain himself. “It’s full! No more will go

Are You Stuck? Let It Go!

Do you know how they trap certain species of monkeys in Africa? Some of the indigenous populations devised an ingenious method to trap monkeys. They would take a coconut, a jar, or a container and make a hole small enough for the monkey to stick it’s hand in it. Then they would place a piece of fruit or food

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.

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Remember that person in school who everyone “knew” would turn out to be successful, rich, or famous and then at the 10 year high school reunion, you realize they didn’t, and it was actually the the person you never expected who’s turned out out to be all those things? What was it that made the