Life

The Art of Bonding With Your Boss

Bonding is the result of establishing an emotional connection. You feel that you’re in touch with someone who cares about you and vice versa. Yet work relationships are vulnerable to emotional disconnections that require an extra effort […]

Life

Move Toward What You Resist

Our minds have the tendency to turn away from what we fear and resist the most. We naturally don’t like pain, frustration, and difficulty. So turning away and avoiding such things are protective acts. And […]

Life

An Ancient Guide to Inner Freedom

In “The Princess Bride,” while disguised as the Dread Pirate Roberts, Westley delivers one of writer William Goldman’s classic lines: “Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” The Stoic philosophers weren’t trying to […]

Life

Choosing Love Over Fear

Reject fear, choose love. This is a popular refrain and wonderful advice. Many believe that there are only two primal emotions in the human being, love and fear, and that we cannot feel both at once. And, that in the same […]