Swallowing your words, paying rent in hell, and maintaining appearances. Why we make (unhealthy) compromises.

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There are two kinds of compromise: the kind that heals you by expanding you — it’s the healthy kind that stems from real love and grace. And because it usually brings some delight with it, then doesn’t feel much like a compromise after all. And then there’s the kind of compromise that bruises your soul… Read More

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Owning your feelings & revelations on resentment. And… Desire Map Licensing launches next week! (VIDEO)

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As the story now goes…one New Year’s Eve about a decade ago, settin’ goals by the fire, I finally wondered, “What if…the goal…is to feel the way I want to feel?” Then more ambition happened, and questioning, and conversations with Tibetan Lamas and serious meditators… Read More

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The difference between being “detached” and “non-attachment.” And why it matters for getting what you want.

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Many spiritual teachings instruct us to be detached from the outcomes that we’re going after. There’s merit to that, but there’s a really important, sanity-saving distinction to make. It’s the difference between detachment and non-attachment. And it’s a big difference… Read More

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