Three Senses of Self

It’s the question asked by philosophers, spiritual seekers, poets, and maybe you after you’ve unexpectedly done something shockingly awesome – “Who am I?” Our mental health could really benefit from considering this question and exploring the different senses of self that we can focus our awareness on. Culturally, we usually identify most readily with The […]

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How Much Power Do Your Thoughts Really Have?

We live in a society that loves the idea that our thoughts can manifest our reality and “positive thinking” is the cure to depression. We’re told to “just think positive thoughts!” and we’ll be blessed with a life of unwavering success and serenity. This “positive thinking” setup is a trap. It suggests a few things […]

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From Stories to Sensations

If you’ve ever doubted that you’re creative, make an effort to pay special attention to the stories your mind makes up, constantly, throughout the day. “Why did my boss give me that look? She didn’t really acknowledge my email earlier. I guess she just thinks I’m an idiot.” “This picture of my friend’s apartment is […]

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