“What?” “Why?” and “How?” are three of my favorite words. My instinct has always been to peer behind the proverbial curtain to get a closer look. I want to KNOW about things. And sometimes knowing about things also means understanding the flip side of them. Take, for instance, my favorite Anais Nin ... » Learn More about How to Tolerate Opinions Without Going Crazy
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The five-foot high walls that surround my childhood home were made of brick. The oozed and dried cement between each brick made them very easy to climb, which we did often. I remember sitting atop the wall one beautiful spring afternoon. I could see on both sides of the wall. I thought of my ... » Learn More about Can Imagination Be Your Cure for Indecision?
I started piano lessons when I was seven years old. My parents allowed me to quit few years later, after I kept whining about not wanting to practice. What they didn’t know is that I had convinced myself that the keys were fire hot, and every time I touched them it felt like my fingertips were ... » Learn More about How to Embrace Your Secrets to Promote Healing
I read a very interesting article in the Wall Street Journal. The question was, “What if you could travel into your own future to see what your life will look like in 20, 30 or even 40 years?” Researchers used virtual reality with test subjects and it boosted the amount they decided to save for ... » Learn More about Can Your Active Imagination Transform Your Life?
I had a misconception about what I would feel like after healing emotionally. When I was trying to find my way out of depression and confusion, I imagined that when I felt better it would feel like I was floating on a cloud. I envisioned dancing through my days, picking flowers and being immune to ... » Learn More about Awakening Pains: How to Embrace New Frontiers of Growth