Posts Tagged‘karma’

The Power of Acceptance

The greatest gift we are given as part of our universal design is the ability to accept the world and the people in it regardless of who they are and what they’re doing. If you find yourself upset and you feel that you need to change or control someone else’s behavior, then know this: your ability to accept them as they are is the only thing that you can change. What we discover when we stop trying to change others is the true and powerful nature of self—our compassionate self. When we awaken this compassionate state through acceptance, we understand that the unique qualities…

Lessons of Frontier Life: The 2016 Election and How to Feel Better

I have always been obsessed with climbing Everest—at least with the shows about it on TV. About once a year I actually go to the mountains, and my sister drags me up the amongst the bears. Even though it’s not close to the altitude of Everest, it is very challenging for me. From these experiences, all I can say is it’s easy to think it’s easy when you’re sitting on the couch and watching the Jumbotron in your living room—but it’s not. When you’re out there doing, challenging all aspects of physicality and character, then you perceive the experience to be…

Anger Management is Not Just for Charlie Sheen and Me…

Hey Dana, I’ve become aware that I am angry all the time. I am upset to discover this about myself. What is anger in the spiritual world? ANSWER: First of all, thank you for submitting a question! Really good question, too! Know this, anger management is not just for Charlie Sheen and me. The whole world is in anger mode right now—it’s hard not to be angry. The good news is that you are aware of your emotional state. Ironically, most angry people, are not aware that they are angry. Being aware of our anger means that we are awakening. Now would be a…