CERTAINTY?

The Certainty of Uncertainty (the Security of Insecurity)… [ Reading time ~ 4 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Are you scared of the unknown? Do you dislike uncertainty? Do you crave for security, too? If so, you are not alone. Human beings spend their whole lives striving to turn the unknown into the known, the uncertain into …

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DOING YOUR BEST?

Another Surprising Fact About YOU and Me!… [ Reading time ~ 9 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Has there ever been a time in your life where you KNOW you could’ve done better, but didn’t? Or how about a time where you did much better than you ever thought possible? Can you do better, right now? Well, …

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SUFFERING

What Does It Mean to “Welcome” Suffering?… [ Reading time ~ 4 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Why would anyone want to welcome something that is painful? (Well, because the pain usually comes from not “welcoming” it. Ouch!) In this piece, suffering might mean the following… anxiety, anger, confusion, defensiveness, disappointment, fear, frustration, hopelessness, overwhelm, and sadness …

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“DONALD”

We Need to Talk About “Donald”… [ Reading time ~ 4 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Is “Donald Trump” the real problem, then? (As well as those that are like him or support and value him?) Is the default reaction of destroy and discredit the only solution? Or, is it possible to listen to AND learn from …

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3 FACTS

3 Surprising Facts About YOU… [ Reading time ~ 6 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION I’ll be very surprised if at least one of these facts (about you) doesn’t surprise you. This is an excerpt of a blog post I wrote for SMNash.com in August 2018. Surprising facts, based on the Inside-Out Understanding. You’ll also find links …

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REALITY

You Live in Your Own Separate Reality… [ Reading time ~ 7 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Do we all live in the same reality? Well, George Orwell’s words (below) are an almost-perfect way to explain the notion of living in separately created realities. Meaning there are as many realities as there are human minds. Anyway, this …

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QUOTE #4 (FUNNY?)

Leaders, Followers, Oscar Wilde and Me – This Time, It’s Personal!… [ Reading time ~ 4 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Here are a couple of ‘funny’ (awkward) questions, you might never have considered before: You likely know that the answer comes from ‘within’, but what does that actually mean? Also, where is this ‘within’, and how …

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HAPPINESS NOW

How to Be Happy in a Sad, Mad World… [ Reading time ~ 7 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Can reading this blog post really make you happy? Hah! Probably not, but reading it can point you to where happiness comes from – and how it comes and goes. The following piece – that first started life …

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#3 QUOTE

Criticism: Do You Make This Mistake, Too?… [ Reading time ~ 3 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION The following inspirational words relate to criticism, but they also relate to feedback and opinion, to perspective and viewpoint too. They relate to facts, too. Because facts never decide things, it’s the meaning we give to the facts that’s important …

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FEEDBACK

Learning to Listen to Others; Learning to Listen to Yourself… [ Reading time ~ 5 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Nobody’s perfect – obviously! – so why does ‘nobody’ seem to like being imperfect? (The very same ‘nobody’ that doesn’t like hearing about their imperfections from others.) Hmm. Also, why are we so bad at listening to …

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