Making Sense of the Senseless
MAKING SENSE OF THE SENSELESS May 31, 2022 Confronted with the extreme we are pushed to the extremities of our emotions. One week ago today, the extreme happened when 19 children and 2 teachers were slaughtered in their elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. People hurting people push us to the extremes. As hard as it […]
Can We Choose Who We Love?
Can we choose who we love? Do we choose who we love? Or is love some involuntary emotional reaction? Because it’s so nebulous, love gives way to the more woo-woo, feel-good corners of personal development. But love deserves better. What is love? According to the dictionary: (n) an intense feeling of deep affection, (v) feel […]
How to Love and Disagree
HOW TO LOVE AND DISAGREE Not too long ago I was talking to someone in my family – I love her and I know she loves me. We had a great conversation, we laughed and shared stories as we caught up on one another’s lives. At the end of the conversations, she says… “Chad, I’m […]
Want to see my brainwaves?
WANT TO SEE MY BRAINWAVES? If you’re someone who meditates – or has ever tried – I bet you’ve asked yourself the question…. “Am I doing this right?” Even though I’ve been meditating for a lot of years, and I definitely feel that it does me good, I still wonder if I’m doing it right. […]
What to Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed
WHAT TO DO WHEN FEELING OVERWHELMED? Feeling overwhelmed? Nearly every agent that I talk to says that they’re overwhelmed and, you know, when I feel overwhelmed, my first reaction is to want to go jump in the bed and watch Netflix. My first instinct is to just shut down. That’s where I go. Have you […]