Ghosts

Ghosts Can’t Hurt Us This is not a post debating the reality of ghosts. Ghosts are the perfect example of being afraid of being afraid. I don’t know why they are scary, but they freak us out. Unless we are talking about a poltergeist or something, ghosts can’t really...

Belief in the Self(ishness)

The Self Selfishness. This word just means that one is about the self. That one prioritizes things related the self. We have all these moral and social stories built up around it, but at its core, it is just that – self-ish. A lot of my trouble just fell away when I...

Discomfort

Avoiding Discomfort It is crazy to me to look back and see how much of my life was spent trying to avoid discomfort and unhappiness. It is scary to see how much we do this as a society. I am not sure when we arrived here, but at some point, we decided that we have to...

Responsibility

The Importance of Accepting Responsibility One of the first things I notice about people when they show up at my office is how much responsibility they are willing to accept. Much like the locus of control, where we place responsibility is everything. It tells us...

Locus of Control

Our Locus of Control Our locus of control determines how much power we perceive ourselves as having. An external locus of control leads us to blames others and external circumstances for the things that happen to us. An internal locus of control brings us to believe...