Musings

just some thoughts and feelings on virtual paper

Happiness is a life skill

Happiness is the result of inner maturity. It depends on us alone, and requires patient work, carried out from day to day. Happiness must be built, and this requires time and effort. In the long term, happiness and unhappiness are therefore a way of being, or a life...

Being True to Your Nature

Being True to Your Nature

Being True to Your Nature It's never too late to live life aligned with your values   Almost 12 years ago I became a certified life coach and created True Nature Life and Leadership Coaching.  I called my coaching practice True Nature because I firmly believe...

How to Defeat Fear

How to Defeat Fear

nce there was a young warrior. Her teacher told her that she had to do battle with fear. She didn’t want to do that. It seemed too aggressive; it was scary; it seemed unfriendly. But the teacher said she had to do it and gave instructions for the...

Leap and the Net Will Appear

Leap and the Net Will Appear

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The Daily Insight

“The painful thing is that when we buy into disapproval, we are practicing disapproval. When we buy into harshness, we are practicing harshness. The more we do it, the stronger these qualities become. How sad it is that we become so expert at causing harm to ourselves and others. The trick then is to practice gentleness and letting go. We can learn to meet whatever arises with curiosity and not make it such a big deal.”

— Pema Chödrön