SHIFT ETHOS

Ah, relationships! As Jimmy Buffet once said in his song, FRUITCAKES, “We all got ’em, we all want ’em. What do we do with them?” Recently, a friend wanting my perspective,...

(Excerpt from my forthcoming book) One of the most beautiful explanations I have ever read in describing reality, was in a book called THE SECRET OF SECRETS by OSHO, which is...

In the previous installment in this series on “How To Mindfully Approach Romantic Relationships” – “Love As a Bandage” – we talked about how our concept of LOVE is developed at a very young age through...

Images like the one above provide us with a somewhat erotic and yet sentimental depiction of love and romance that represents a fairly ubiquitous concept of what most of us have...

“In Love” – Artwork by Steve K All knowledge begins with self-knowledge. As a teacher of mindful living and self-awareness, there isn’t a day that passes that I don’t come across...

Body This area deals with your physical health. Since your body is the means through which you experience everything in the physical plane, it is important to keep our body healthy....

Mind Of the 5 areas we’ll be discussing, we will spend most of our time here because “mindfulness” is the centerpiece of our experience of life.  The degree of “mindfulness” we...

  To live our life to the fullest, assuming that is one’s goal, and that our most basic needs of physical and financial security have been met, I believe there are five...

Life is really about “managing” two aspects of our lives:  our “outer-environment” and considerably more important, our “inner-environment.” Keeping all the plates spinning can be a daunting task, to say the...

So why is it important to really understand who, or more importantly, what we are? How we see ourselves is ultimately how we see the world we navigate through day after...