Aristotle’s Good Life. It’s More Than Happiness.

Aristotle’s Good Life. It’s More Than Happiness.

Aristotle’s Good Life. It’s More Than Happiness. What is your highest aim in life? This was a question Aristotle sought to answer in 350 B.C. when he wrote a book of essays entitled, Nicomachean Ethics. He was grappling with the fundamental and perennial question –...
The Art of Living a Simple and Balanced Life

The Art of Living a Simple and Balanced Life

The Art of Living a Simple and Balanced Life “Just subtle shifts in your habits and perspective. That’s all you need to live simply.” ~ Shunmyo Masuno The Art of Simple Living: 100 Daily Practices from a Japanese Zen Monk for a Lifetime of Calm and Joy One of the...
Demystify Life Purpose: Pay Attention to Cues

Demystify Life Purpose: Pay Attention to Cues

Demystify Life Purpose: Pay Attention to Cues In 2012, I watched the movie, Won’t Back Down, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis as two mothers who join forces to reform their children’s broken school. (Click the link for the trailer – you’ll love it). Being a...
How to Live Consciously in an Unconscious World

How to Live Consciously in an Unconscious World

How to Live Consciously in an Unconscious World For many of my adult years, I lived unconsciously. As an adult, well into the years when I was “free” to choose what I wanted for my life, I continued to conform to societal expectations, accept dogmatic beliefs, and...
5 Books That Changed My Life

5 Books That Changed My Life

5 Books That Changed My Life “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” ~ J.K. Rowling As a child, I didn’t enjoy reading. I suppose at some early age, I did enjoy it, but by the middle grades, I don’t remember liking it very much. I remember...