Some Thoughts On Relationships

Some Thoughts On Relationships

Dharma Reflections Last month I consulted a few clients on the subject of love and relationships. I suspect it might have had something to do with Valentine’s day. One case was a woman who wanted to know ‘what the stars’ had to say about her new relationship. She was...
Letting Go

Letting Go

Dharma Reflections After talking with a client the other day, I was thinking about the challenges she was facing in letting go of a part of her life that wasn’t working any more. She found it very difficult even though her attachment to that part of her life was...
Swipe and Touch

Swipe and Touch

Dharma Reflections If you are like me you use your smart phone a lot. Texts, emails, calls, weather, stocks, Facebook, internet and so much more is available at the touch of our handy screens. Making a phone call seems the least important of its features. For instance...
Careful Listening

Careful Listening

Dharma Reflections In my last post I touched on the fundamental role that empathy plays in helping us live happy, meaningful lives. Careful listening is an expression of empathy. It’s probably one of the most powerful and useful skills we can practice. It’s the basis...
Empathy

Empathy

Dharma Reflections Empathy plays an important role in our ability to live a happy, meaningful life. For most of us, empathy is a quality that comes naturally, in part because we are social creatures who survive by helping each other. Our self-interest is, more often...
Living Wisdom – Managing Changes

Living Wisdom – Managing Changes

Dharma Reflections People often consult me at times of crisis in their lives. Unexpected change knocks them off balance or rocks their otherwise smooth running life styles. It happens to all of us at one time or another. Generally speaking (and there are exceptions)...
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