I have always changed. I was born a chameleon. It could be genetics. It could be the influence of my … Continue reading If you are perceived by people as lacking in some way, would you change ?
Step 1: Notice the wording of your question: “How do I make it stop?” It sounds as if an outside … Continue reading No matter how hard I try I always feel like a victim. How do I make it stop?
I think one’s spiritual strengths are revealed through doing. For example, let’s create a character and call her Helen. Things are … Continue reading How can I find my spiritual strength?
When Buddhist and Hindu texts talk about non-duality, it is often misunderstood as never making judgments. Non-duality points to a … Continue reading Do the enlightened see a difference between good and evil?
A spiritual teacher introduced to me the idea that one’s practice is actually easier when things are going well. The … Continue reading Finding Benefit in Misfortune
This essay was originally written for a man who was feeling betrayed when his girlfriend lied to him while he … Continue reading Coping With Difficult Emotions
When I was young, I resisted anything I thought made me one-down–anything that appeared to put another person at an advantage at … Continue reading The Power of Being Humble
There are tools available to atheists and agnostics for growth. Viktor Frankl’s most popular book is called, Man’s Search for … Continue reading Resources for Secular Spiritual Work
I define spiritual growth in a couple of ways. One is in finding meaning in unfortunate circumstances. For example, I … Continue reading How I Define Secular Spiritual Growth