5 Simple Steps out of Dilemma

Once upon a time, there was a monkey. He was sitting on a banana tree. The bananas hanging to his left and his right looked both so yummy that he could not decide which one to grab. After two days, the monkey fell from the tree. Dead. A tragic death by starvation. I will admit that I made this up. Here is an example that I read about in a newspaper today: A wife called the police on her husband. He was driving drunk. When the police caught him, his blood alcohol was over 1.0 mg/ml. The husband is in trouble now. The first thought that might cross our minds could be:… Read More

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Hooray to Mediocrity

Often it is difficult to decide if the goals we pursue reflect our desires or those of others. The expectations of society for instance. Or you are told to do things in a certain way because “we´ve always done it like this”.  Everyone who expects something from you has an agenda. And the selfless ones have a past. In this past, they have failed. They have been hurt. Pain changes the brain. Even the ones that love you and mean well might try to push you further than it´s good for you or limit you as a result of their own “brain scars” and life experience.  To make one thing… Read More

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Happiness in the NOW – Mindfulness

The hunt for happiness Do you remember how your stomach tickled when you bought your first house? Went out with the Lady of your Heart/Prince for the first time? Our hearts beat faster when something we have been longing for finally becomes reality. Nothing stands between you and ultimate happiness anymore. The extraordinary becomes commonness There comes a point where dreams lose its glamor. The new house or friend are still important – but not the priority anymore. The special becomes commonness. It does not happen overnight. It is a creeping development. Why does happiness not last? As soon as a need has been fulfilled, it´s importance changes. If we… Read More

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