secret meaning

The Secret Meaning Behind Our Material Desires

Sometimes, there is a secret meaning behind the material things we desire. Digging deeper into what we want can reveal our hidden dreams. When we want something material, it’s sometimes not the actual thing we are seeking. Instead, we are searching for something more. There is often a secret meaning behind our material desires. It…

10 Things Quiet People Wish You Knew

Quiet people have their own talents, attributes and traits, which may be different from those of extroverts, but are nonetheless valuable. To have a great relationship with a quiet person, whether as a partner, friend or colleague, it can be helpful to understand how they are different from more outgoing folk. Here are ten things…

Shame, anxiety and the healing power of self-acceptance.

We all feel the hot rush of shame from time to time. But when these thoughts keep recurring they lead to anxiety and prevent us from living our best lives. Most of us are familiar with feelings of shame: that flush of discomfort that makes us want to hide away and never face the world again.…

In Praise of Sadness

We often feel guilty for our feelings of sadness or depression. It seems that we should be happy because we have everything we need: food, clean water, shelter and security. But feelings don’t work like that. Sadness cannot always be resolved by thinking how lucky we are, any more than a broken leg can.

How can I be the change?

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi             This is one of the most inspiring quotes I know. But it’s also a huge challenge. How can I be the change I want to see, when the world’s problems seem so overwhelming and I…