False Expectations Appearing Real – Tips to Defang Fear

Fear is a signal to be cautious.We are programmed to avoid pain and fear signals the possibility pain will visit.  Some theorists think all behavior stems from pleasure, pain,  or fear of pain. Unmet expectations create pain.  Being more realistic about what we expect of life or others reduces both hurt and fear of hurt. …

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Depth Charged Thinking Gets To The Good Life

With all the broadcasting of terror we face every day, we need to think deeply, but only about what matters. Nature creates and destroys. Nature is embedded in our being, which is why the causes of today and every day violence are deep and tangled and keep violence rooted in human history. Pain or fear …

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Family, Friend, Guest, or Enemy?

We are guests in this world and in each others lives.  Home is often where we behave more like enemies than family or friends. Not good. Perhaps if we treat our family members like honored guests we would bring peace on earth. Thank You for All You Do Thank me by remembering to share  is …

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Turn Cowardice into Courage – Tips

We the people are designed to go with the flow, to get along, to say nothing if we cannot say it nicely.  Good advice must of the time, but not always. Emotional Fitness Tips Tip one: Remember what matters. Standing up to hate and violence. Practicing kindness, being generous, sharing and caring.  Tip two: Stay …

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