Tag Archive: acceptance

Clarity and Acceptance

Clarity and Acceptance

Sometimes the reality of our lives is painful. Sometimes there’s not a lot we can do to fix it or make it go away. Sometimes standing up, facing, and being with that painful reality is the only option. And this is gutsy; it takes courage, it takes ferocity, it is HARD. When life is a struggle and the things that get me are up in my face, when I can only sit with and behold what is the most difficult, I often support myself by looking to a teacher—a wise owl as I might call him or her. One of my go-to guys for this is Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Brian Johnson and his PhilosophersNotes.com reviews “How to Stop Worrying and Start Living” by Dale Carnegie. If you've ever had a worry or two, I think you'll dig some of my favorite Big Ideas from Dale Carnegie's classics book "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living"!