Articles about Wisdom

Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated

June 26th, 2017 / No Comments »

(Reposted from James Clear) Murphy’s Law states, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” This pithy statement references the annoying tendency of life to cause trouble and make things difficult. Problems seem to arise naturally on their own, while solutions always require our attention, energy, and effort. Life never seems to just work itself [...]


Making Connections Through Sharing Simple Joys

November 21st, 2016 / No Comments »

If you believe the story my Mom tells, I could swim before I could walk.  Evidently I was in baby swim lessons by the time I was something like 3 months old.  Then I grew up near the water much of my life.  So it surprised everyone, even me, when I moved to Colorado a [...]


Stay Right When You’re Wronged

October 18th, 2016 / No Comments »

(Reposted from Rick Hanson, PhD. on August 14, 2016) What happens after you’re mistreated? The Practice: Stay right when you’re wronged. Why? It’s easy to treat people well when they treat you well. The real test is when they treat you badly. Think of times you’ve been truly wronged, in small ways or big ones. [...]


45 Ideas to Help Soothe, Inspire & Ponder

July 26th, 2016 / No Comments »

I turned 45 this year.  In honor of this big birthday, here are 45 ideas, thoughts, musings that I’ve gained over the years. In my lifelong quest for learning, I am always on the lookout for data that will help make me a better person, or (hopefully) contribute to making the world a better place. [...]


How To Stop Over-Analyzing Him

November 16th, 2015 / No Comments »

Finding yourself making comparisons? Are you spending time micro-managing your boyfriend? Do you find yourself breaking down every. single. thing. he. says? I would guess that these behaviors are making you feel upset and leaving you confused and anxious. The problem with over-analyzing anyone, especially your partner, is that it is a self-producing cycle. The more your doubt, [...]