What It’s Really Like Being in an Open Relationship

The idea of being in an open relationship can be very off-putting for some. And probably strange for most. Particularly if you’ve been a lifelong monogamist, as I was. It goes against everything we’ve been conditioned to believe about relationships, pushing all of the known boundaries of convention.   All…

6 Ways To Release Baggage From Old Relationships

Coming to terms with the end of a relationship, particularly one in which you’ve been emotionally invested, can be a painful and difficult experience and can bring about some unsettling emotions. If these emotions are not properly addressed, they can fester over time and turn into emotional baggage that stunts…

How Meditation Dissolves Personality and What, Exactly, That Means…

On a recent trip to Thailand I had the opportunity to observe Buddhist monks during mediation. As they sat in complete coma-like stillness, their expressionless faces gave the illusion that their bodies were lifeless, seemingly mimicking the serenity of death in their total relinquishment. Yet contrary to what was visible…