Finding Value

A few months ago I read an excerpt from a book that I find myself quoting several times a week. In Think Like a Monk, Jay Shetty recounts a time that he was walking with one of his teachers from his ashram. When they passed a fellow monk reciting scripture by heart, an admiring JayContinue reading “Finding Value”

Savor the Small Stuff

Recently I heard an interview with poet Ross Gay. In 2019, Ross published a book of essays containing daily moments of delight that he recorded over the course of a year. Regardless of the days’ challenges, he made a commitment to finding something that brought him even a small moment of happiness. During the interviewContinue reading “Savor the Small Stuff”

Dono Bella – An Introduction

Of all the things I have learned and been told, my mother’s persistent suggestion “You can’t always change your circumstances, but you can change your attitude” is the one that stands out to me the most.  A seemingly simple idea it begs the question: How?  How can I change my attitude in challenging circumstances?  InContinue reading “Dono Bella – An Introduction”