Saboteur

Where are you?

Washington Square Park Fountain, NYC

Where were you when you opened this blog post? Not physically, I'm talking about in your head, in your heart. Were you here, in this moment? Or were you somewhere in the future, or in the past? A few days ago I was on my way to visit my Mom in the hospital (she's home [...]

Why do we lie?

Who are we lying to when we lie? OK, so that's a rhetorical question. Of course the answer is "to ourselves"… Right? If you're not sure about that, then you may want to read this. I am a lousy, I mean lousy, liar. I have the kind of face that communicates exactly what I'm feeling [...]

The Perfection Trap

The Perfect Human?

I hate to burst your bubble, but there is no such thing as a “perfect human.” In fact “perfection”, by any typical definition, is a myth. If personal perfection means to be “flawless” then the entire world would have to perceive you as such. If I’m catching you early enough, never learn to walk: you [...]

Healing Your Relationship With Yourself

Perhaps it’s not a coincidence that my top two most popular pod casts were released three days apart: “Procrastination” and “If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust?” I believe that both concepts reflect a society-wide betrayal of "self". You would think that we would honor our relationships to ourselves first. I’m talking about life [...]

On Your Marks.

Many of today’s thought-leaders tout the importance of living meaningful lives. They provide profound and deeply meaningful offerings to get us moving: step-by-step solutions, workbooks, and inspirational videos, transformational prose, pod casts, workshops, seminars… and nearly all of the information can be powerful, and holds true wisdom. They incite us to: make powerful contributions to [...]

Why "Surviving" is Killing You

"Huh?" Yup, that's right. "Killing time" is killing you. You, with the baffled expression on your face staring into the computer screen, you are here for a reason... Whether you believe in a "higher power" or not, there is something you are uniquely suited for, your "gift", something that brings some light into the eyes, [...]