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After the Honeymoon: Idealization and Disillusionment

A while back, I read that the honeymoon phase of most relationships is about 16 months. In that first 16 months, the “other” is glorified, idealized, and thought to perfectly complement us. The “other” does not have to be a person. We can also glorify and idealize a new cause or  new passion, such as yoga, shamanism, qigong, or meditation. During this honeymoon phase, we feel we have foun...

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Seize Your Opportunities for Greater Fulfillment

Often, tragic events remind us of the fragility of life. If you knew for sure when you would die, what would you do differently? For example, what would you do if you were going to die in one day, one week, or one month? How about if you had just three months, six months, one year, etc.? If you have one song to listen to before you leave this earth, what would it be? One movie to see? One...

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