The 1 wonderful fiction book that has inspired me the most.

The book that has inspired me the most is a book by the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Isaac Bashevis Singer.  The book is entitled “Shosha.”  This book has inspired me because of how I so deeply relate to the protagonist.  The protagonist is Aaron Gredinger, an intellectual, son of a Rabbi, and… Read more »

The 1st Powerful Importance of The Four Noble Truths

The Four Noble Truths are said to be the first teachings of the historical Buddha after his enlightenment experience.  They are informational, symbolic, and indirectly prescriptive.  In the ultimate analysis, they are foundational to the Buddhist religion’s view of existence and the supreme spiritual purpose of Buddhists after multiple lifetimes. The four noble truths are… Read more »

Bruce Lee: The 1st Essentialist to Inspire Me to Be Great

Several people have inspired me throughout my life – most of them not “famous” at all.  If I were to choose one famous historical figure who has inspired me, it would be Bruce Lee. The reasons he inspires me may not be what one expects to see listed in such writing as this.  Most would… Read more »

The Wonderful Power of Poetry to Heal

Many of us have written poems to express some strong and/or confused emotions that eddies and flows in whirlpool circles within our breast. These emotions are sometimes erupting into crashing waves within our hearts, threatening to burst us open.  Whether or not we had any talent or learned skill, whether or not the poem written… Read more »

Journaling: 1 powerful method for greater happiness

Writing has a unique quality that was discovered many centuries ago.  I’m referring to the power of writing to make clear to oneself one’s innermost thoughts and emotions.  Journalling is like excavating one’s deepest thoughts and emotions.  Writing down these thoughts and emotions forces one to process these difficult emotions and thoughts and memories.  This… Read more »

6 Martial Art in Wolverine’s Powerful Arsenal

Wolverine is the best at what he does, but what Wolverine does best isn’t very nice.  Wolverine is the best at killing his enemies, often through the bloodiest, most savage means.  Wolverine has lived upon the earth for decades.  Wolverine was exposed to many fighting styles, as a student or on the receiving end of… Read more »

5 ways to powerful feelings without drowning in them.

At one time or another, many have found themselves bombarded by a deluge of feelings, both positive and negative.  These feelings can arise due to an event,  memory,  future projection, or even rumination on a theme or topic.  When these feelings occur so that you begin to feel overwhelmed, then it is good to have… Read more »

2 Startling, Happy Differences Between Men and Women?

Are the differences between men and women as distinctive as we believe?  Are men indeed from Mars and Women from Venus?  Sometimes it can feel as though we are from different planets, but are we indeed that different? What are the differences between men and women? We can approach this question using the paradigm of… Read more »

7 Steps to Passions and Fulfilling, Awesome Career Choices

What are your passions? What about your passion could be used in service to others? To the environment? The world?  Can your love be tweaked in such a way that it becomes your great work, or at least your excellent work for right now? Many of us feel lost, feel like we spend our working… Read more »

Mystical Experience as Arcana: Frightening and Powerfully Ineffable

Mystical experience can be so ineffable that to attempt to describe it in words diminishes it somewhat and fails inexorably to even touch upon the experience.  Much of the literature on mysticism speaks of these experiences’ ineffable quality, whether the experience is one of deep insight or union. Seeking a union with or a glimpse… Read more »