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How Did an Angry, Anxious Cynic Come to Teach Awareness, Acceptance, and Compassion?

He was a victim. He was an anxious, angry, scared, cynical victim. Not all the time. Sometimes he was a fun, welcoming, open, kind guy. I say he was a victim because he thought that how he felt was the way things were. If he felt Read More

Privilege, Suffering, Pleasure, Purpose

It has taken me over fifty years to learn how to savor a warm cup of earl grey tea on a cloudy Sunday afternoon.

I am also aware that this is a luxury that many in the world do not have.

How do I Read More

Personal Growth: Why We Might Choose a More Graceful Approach to Change

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” ~ Carl Rogers

I was recently talking to a friend who is facing a major health challenge. Her situation is Read More