Doing no harm – the paradox of self help

  Have you ever found yourself reaching for yet another self-help book or on-line course, hoping that this one will reveal the ultimate secret that you’re desperate to know? The guaranteed weight-loss formula, the champions peak performance strategy, the ultimate happiness habit, or the enlightened pathway that will soothe your pain and allow your true … Continue reading Doing no harm – the paradox of self help

Feeling okay about feeling bad

I expect myself to be a saint with a Buddha-like capacity to flow through the vagaries of my daily life with grace and equanimity. On a good day when the sun is shining, I can accept that crap happens and not become a disgruntled mess. Other times, it throws me off balance. Whatever has gone … Continue reading Feeling okay about feeling bad