You Want To Be Happy but Your Ego Wants to Be Right

World Ego Awareness Day – May 11, 2018 Synchronicity!  I just discovered that the date I shared my video “Lasting Happiness starts with EGO Awareness” on YouTube was May 10, 2011.  Seven years later, I am delighted that we now have a …

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March for Our Lives: Gun Violence

Taking Sides, Limiting Choices – Blowing our Chances It’s exactly one week since we participated in the March for Our Lives in Washington DC.  Having reflected on what I witnessed last week and studying the bigger picture surrounding guns in schools ov…

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BE CAREFUL!

Are We Cultivating a Culture of Fear in Our Children? We seem to live in a culture of fear. Let me clarify what I mean by that. I’m not taking about phobias, or being afraid for what’s happening in the world like terrorism, the economy, North Korea, et…

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Does the United States Need an AI Bill?

The GI Bill for the 21st Century By Alex Pursglove and Krishna Pendyala   When over 15 million American soldiers returned home following World War II, they faced challenges like PTSD, homelessness and unemployment.  In response, the US government …

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Serenity or Anxiety – How to make the Choice clear?

  Our state of mind is a choice.  The way we go about our day and the unconscious assumptions under which we operate seem to steer our outlook quite strongly. Many of us are familiar with the Serenity Prayer, originally authored by the American theologian, that was later popularized by the twelve-step community.  It has […]

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Choose a ‘Brain Break or a Brain Brake’

Having the sensation of racing thoughts while you are trying to sleep is a matter that can plague us all from time to time.  More often than not it is linked to the memories of a poor experience of the day or the stress of upcoming events such as a big conference the next day.  […]

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Switching Out of Auto-Pilot

One of the most common side effects of our lives in a demanding society is the habit of living on auto-pilot. More often than not, we find ourselves being overly influenced by media platforms, social media, political, and bureaucratic forces.  We unwittingly conform to the masses and end up being unaware of who is actually […]

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Don’t Kill the Goose

“To kill the Goose that Laid Golden Eggs” is a famous idiom from Aesop’s fables, numbered 87 and has been an inspiration for me over the years. Lately, it has gained even more of my mindshare as I reflected on it from a couple of perspectives — the farmer and the goose, as it relates to […]

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