Be Happy Here and Now, and News Update!

Most of the time, we are either lost in the past or worried about the future, and that is why most people are unhappy. Happiness can only Be in the Here and Now. Sometimes, Life can be very challenging, especially in the circumstances we are living right now. However, even in the most difficult times, it is possible to experience more Happiness and less suffering, even if nothing changes in the outside world. So, if you want to Be Happier, it is worth your time and effort to learn how to Be Fully Present in the Here and Now. Here is how…

The TWO WOLVES Within

This story illustrates very beautifully the two parts within all of us: The first one is our True Self, or Higher Self.  It is All-Knowing, Loving and Wise. The second part is our ego, or small self. It speaks out of fear, greed, guilt and lack. It keeps us busy thinking about the past - what we did and didn't do - or worrying about the future.

The Compass and the Ego

A compass is a navigational instrument with a magnetized pointer that aligns itself with the earth's magnetic field, always pointing north. We have used the compass for millennia to find our way. It's been used by seafarers, explorers, and travellers alike to help get from one place to another. When we lose our way, we pull out our compass, get our bearings, then find the path again. But our journey as a human being is also a journey of the mind, of the psyche, and of the spirit. How do we navigate these other waters when there is no ocean's surface that allows us to use a tool such as a compass?