It’s Not What’s Happening. It’s How You Relate To It.

It’s Not What’s Happening. It’s How You Relate To It.

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! You can’t solve a problem on the same level is created. – Albert Einstein What’s really happening here? What’s here? What is really here? It’s Not What’s Happening. It’s How You Relate To It. It’s how much strength and power you give to the story. Our stories are a map, but they are not reality; a map, not the territory. They are real but not true. They will confine us or they will wake us up. This is true for a break up, a personal sickness, or your money in the stock market. What …

I Am A Prophet. You Are A Prophet. We Are Prophets

I Am A Prophet. You Are A Prophet. We Are Prophets

Your imagination is the single most important asset you possess. It’s your power to create mental pictures of things that don’t exist yet and that you want to bring into being. It’s the magic wand you use to shape your future. Your imagination is a treasure when it spins out scenarios that are aligned with your deepest desires.  Nothing manifest on this planet unless it first exist as a mental picture. The prophecies of our imagination tend to be accurate. Many of our visions of the future to come to pass.  On the other end of the scale, is all the things we get that we didn’t want. But we …

Waking Up The Nation

Waking Up The Nation

Vietnamese monk, peace activist, and poet Thich Nhat Hanh speaks on the blessings that suffering can provide… When so many people die, we are shocked by it, and that shock can wake us up and it can help make awareness and mindfulness last. During this time, people are in a position where they have the capacity, and the opportunity, to look deeply into their situation and the situation around the world. That is why it is so important to make use of our suffering and not just complain about it. We have within us the seeds of despair, of anger, but we also have the seeds of compassion, awakening, Buddha-nature, …

Today I pray that you get everything you want, and I mean it.

Today I pray that you get everything you want, and I mean it.

Today I pray that your wishes come true. I pray your wishes don’t harm anyone. If they don’t- I want you to have what you want, I want you to know that luck is not for the rare few, that we do get what we desire and need, that life is for us and not against us. Life’s lessons may not always be easy to learn, but life does not have to be difficult. We do not need to suffer to find our way forward. Here’s to our success, for the benefit of ALL beings. If you find joy and value in what I do and share, please consider supporting …

Your Dreams Are As Essential As life Itself

Your Dreams Are As Essential As Life Itself

Your dreams are as essential as this tree and this ocean. Your dreams are as vital as nature itself. They are a part of life itself, a part of the landscape. Your dreams are not just a thing; they are meant to be honored. Honor it. Honor your dreams. If you find joy and value in what I do and share, please consider supporting with a recurring or one time donation, between a cup of coffee and some Trader Joe’s snacks. Donate here.  This is a home for all things related to maximizing ones life. Join us

You can have it all. You can have things that are good for you and good for everyone else too.

You can have it all. You can have things that are good for you and good for everyone else too.

You can make your money so you can spend your money in the right ways. The choice isn’t success or monk, Buddha or lawyer; it’s far greater than that. Like all of us, you have desires for things that you don’t really need and are good for you. But don’t discard yourself for having them, also don’t think that every desire is tainted. Rather, think of your misguided longings is the bumbling amateur expression of a faculty that will one day before more expert. There are you practice as we work towards the goal of becoming a master of desire. It may take a while, but eventually you will get …

This is what God feels all the time.

This is what God feels all the time

We’re imitating the creators of the universe. Turning life into prayer. We pray for what God and goddesses pray for, which is different from what humans pray for. Prayers are the engine of creation. Our prayers, these prayers are life itself: – May this unfold in ways that send benevolent consequences out in all directions, diminishing the suffering and enhancing the joy of every sentient being. – May all beings get what they desire if it doesn’t harm another, by doing this may become a more potent force for beauty and truth and goodness, lifting up everyone they touch. – May this rebound to the benefit of all creatures, All …

Nothing Is Wrong With You

Nothing Is Wrong With You. I Repeat, Nothing Is Wrong With You.

Think of something you’re trying to change about yourself, are you coming from a place of acceptance or rejection? I repeat, nothing is wrong with you. The Personal Growth and Wellness Industries are Full of Shit A whole industry of coaching, websites, books, e-books, documentaries, $20 smoothies (this is not a joke, these are real -Erewhon) and coffee’s full of fat and monk tears that sell us a thousand different ways to help us change. Because we need changing. Most of them play on our self-rejection, marketing to the parts of ourselves that we disown while laying out a supposed plan to overcome them. Their common theme is the essence of …

Like Growth, Rot Is A Natural Phenomenon

Like Growth, Rot Is A Natural Phenomenon

We should be weary of things that never decay. We should be weary of the people or situations that always stay the same. Like forest fires, forest fires are essential to the health of a forest. Things must decay, things must burn down, it’s is essential to growth. What is stagnant in your life? What must you let rot so that the freshness below may flourish. Keep moving forward, keep growing. Have fun. If you find joy and value in what I do and share, please consider supporting with a recurring or one time donation of your choosing, between a cup of coffee and some Trader Joe’s snacks. Donate here.  This …

Where have you been?

Where have you been?

Here. There. Around. Right here. The thing about meeting someone who turns you on, who gives you life, who is the formula for joy; is that they were always there. It seems like you needed them and were looking for them and think that maybe they could have been there sooner. But they were here while you were there. They weren’t never not here. You and they were always moving towards each other. But as of a week ago, two days ago, a couple hours ago, a few minutes ago, until you saw that person, you didn’t know they existed. But they existed. They exist. That’s amazing. They are so …