Our Teachers

In my forthcoming book It’s All About Me, the Involved Observer, I write about teachers in our lives.  Those we had in the classroom, and those teachers who are around us every day. The every day teachers might look and sound like great irritants in our daily lives.  Yet these are the most powerful teachers…

Service

Why does doing something for someone else make us feel so good?  Seva, the Sanskrit word for service to others may help us understand.  You see, doing for others, lending a helping hand, paying a toll for someone else behind you, even taking out the garbage for an ailing neighbor, is demonstrating our recognition that we are,…

The Me within Me

My inner child wants to come out and play.  The me who is a public speaker wants to be heard.  The me who is a proud Grandpa wants to express love for my grandchildren. Those are just three of the entities within me.  How many are within you?  It is so important to recognize which…

Where is your focus?

How much of your time do you spend thinking about what is not working, or working as well as it might, in your life?  Now, ask yourself how much time do I spend thinking about things which are going very well in my life.  Do they balance out?  Are you spending more time thinking about stuff…