How to Deal with Uncomfortable Emotions without Drowning

Most of us consider discomfort something to be avoided- like the plague. We prepare for the worst, run from misfortune, medicate the pain, numb the loss. We even go on vacation to “get away from it all”, as if the “all” in our lives were something to be avoided. When...

What You Need to Know about Happiness and Empathy

Recently I was at the gym alongside a lovely muscular woman (she must’ve been younger than me!) listening to her ipod and watching TV. Between the five TVs playing news, reality and cooking shows, I was struggling to focus on my personal development theory...