Buddha Quote

“There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships.” I caught myself in the midst of raging doubt this week about a new friendship.  The doubt stemmed from wondering if this person was really worth being friends with.  We have all had those conversations […]


Optimism can lead you to Denial

Psychologists debate the topic of “optimism” versus “pessimism” frequently.  Their discussions generally center on the benefits and drawbacks of focusing on one or the other state of mind will either boost or deteriorate your mental health.  Not only have they yet to come to a consensus amongst peers on the matter, some of them can’t […]


Buddha’s Teachings

Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ~ Buddha I am starting my new year out with this in mind…..I will no longer hold in anger, nor will I avoid it.  Anger can be a powerful tool […]