Life coaches, spiritual guides, and similar gurus all point to an un-manifested destiny as the source of all your problems. Truthfully, the universe doesn’t care for you.
While we might overthink the concept of mindfulness, the path to achieving it might not be so different from the one we walk every day.
John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with a new story about family, community, and carpe diem.
In my generation, we’ve had demonstrations against the Iraq War, Wall Street, and against marriage inequality, but today’s climate change protests will stand alone.
Work-life balance is a precarious tightrope to walk. Compared to most of my friends, however, my tip-toed path in achieving it has operated in reverse.
The trend that allows you to destroy a room full of objects in the name of inner peace sounds good, but it’s akin to putting a band-aid on a broken limb.
The “Overview Effect” is a concept birthed by astronauts, one where the individual realizes that our problems are quite small in the greater scheme of things. Perhaps, we should take a lesson.
I know that mindfulness is an effective tool to save you, from yourself. Empowerment has nothing to do with control and everything with letting go.
John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with a new story about, and for, his dad.