Hey… Leggo my Ego! (There’s nothing wrong with you.)

Remember those old commercials for Eggo Waffles? This one is particularly funny, even a little disturbing: I’m afraid to get into the whole Ego thing because words fail at this every time, and yet the emptiness of words hints at something you already know–something you can’t describe either. Somehow, the book The Self-Overcoming…

Your life as a beautiful train ride.

Did I ever tell you about the time I hopped a train from Eugene, Oregon down to Roseville, California?It wasn’t an Amtrak, in case you’re wondering.No. It was a mile-long coal-powered beast of a freight train barreling along the tracks.I didn’t run and catch it like they show in the movies. (That…

The terror of your situation

Ever get the feeling there’s more to it?Like you might have missed something?That feeling of dread creeping up through your chest, turning into a lump in your throat, and hot flashes across your face…when you realize you’re the only one who didn’t know! (But how could you have known? Even if it’s…

Your Problems Aren’t the Problem

It’s your focus on what’s wrong. When you learn to let go–and I mean letting go in the most direct, physical way possible–you’ll watch most of your problems fade in the rear view mirror as you race into a radically different life. Captain Jack Sparrow says it best: (click “display images” to see)…

What do monkeys, chips, and worlds have in common?

Today I promised to get into my own undoing story a little more deeply than yesterday. I’ll be telling a lot more of the story as we go, and giving you some exercises and motivation along the way. I recently asked folks on FB what they feel is the most important factor…

Have you ever had a book written just for you?

Now’s your chance. I’m talking about a book that answers all your questions about life, the universe and everything… More importantly, do you remember how it felt the last time you read something you really resonated with? The best books are ones that answer your questions with actual data that inspires you to take effective…