Curiosity is a viable alternative to belief. That is, if you can’t get yourself to believe in an idea, simply make up your mind to be curious about it. By “curiosity”, I mean “the state of mind that is open to exploring something new or trying something different in an effort to see what happens… Continue reading I’m curious about your beliefs
We all have the right to love ourselves regardless of our perceived flaws. There is a dignity that comes with being human and this dignity exists prior to, and independent of, any improvements we need to make. Self-help, personal development, and spiritual practice are not means by which we become worthy. They are simply disciplines… Continue reading It’s called “self-help”, not “self-hate”
A good parent loves their child. That doesn’t mean they enjoy waking up to comfort their crying baby in the wee hours of the morning. That doesn’t mean they enjoy wondering where their teenage kid is when he’s an hour past his curfew. That doesn’t mean they always feel comfortable when their son or daughter… Continue reading The power that fuels dreams
Skill gets the job done, but the appearance of having skill gets the job. Being qualified capitalizes the opportunity. Looking qualified creates the opportunity. Character counts, but conversations rarely get started with character. They typically start with facial expressions, body language, style of dress, and a host of other so-called superficial elements. Perception is not… Continue reading Give a damn!