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Experience requires experience

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” - Terry Pratchett There is a significant difference between knowledge and wisdom. Having knowledge does not necessarily mean you have the ability to improve…

We And Ours

"There is no inner peace found in taking care of me and mine. It is present in attending to the needs of we and ours." - John Bruna On this New Year's Day, I send all of you my our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude. You are all making…

Don't fear mistakes

"It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes, to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from blunders to correct them eventually." - Abraham Maslow One of the most common obstacles preventing us…
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TEDx Talk - Free Will is a Skill

On April 9th of this year, I was honored to have to opportunity to participate in the TEDx event hosted by California State University, Long Beach. Due to the tireless efforts of an amazing  crew at CSULB, the event was a wonderful success.…

Start with who you are, where you are

“Without giving up hope—that there’s somewhere better to be, that there’s someone better to be—we will never relax with where we are or who we are.” - Pema Chödrön How much of the time is our attention focused on somewhere…

Five tools for living mindfully

“Our habitual patterns are, of course, well established, seductive, and comforting. Just wishing for them to be ventilated isn’t enough. Mindfulness and awareness are key. Do we see the stories that we’re telling ourselves and question…

You are what you do

“You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.” - Carl Jung Our quote today invites us to investigate a bit more deeply our perception of ourselves. Often, if we're asked to describe ourselves, we will share qualities of ourselves…