Posts tagged "Rick Hanson"
Good or Evil?

Good or Evil?

       It’s an age-old deliberation, but the question persists: are we humans inherently good or evil?  Or some entanglement of both? Is it a question perhaps of nature and nurture, or of deep psychology, or our evolutionary adaptations, or a combination?      The question dissolves in the non-dual world, of course, and...
Basic Decent Goodness

Basic Decent Goodness

Remembering “basic decent goodness” is turning out to be a big help for me in my ongoing struggle with the turmoil — both inside myself, and that which I perceive in the world.  Sound convoluted? Only sort of! Here a compendium of short notes in support of this approach: Pablo Casals puts it this way: “Each person has inside...
Challenges and Spaciousness

Challenges and Spaciousness

Wild and crazy things are happening these days, and many of them are full of challenges: the unfolding of the US election; many dear friends, including close family members, have significant health issues; October storms of typhoon force are coursing in from the ocean; my brand new computer is acting up and I have to pack it up...
Opening to the Good

Opening to the Good

 “In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.”  This is a quote from Alex Haley, author of Roots.  When I came across this quote, it landed with me.   It aligns with my intention in writing these pieces, of sharing my journey with you, and inviting you...
Well Wishing

Well Wishing

The New Year has begun… I find myself full of well wishes, for family, friends, for YOU!  And for my circles and communities, the planet — its people and creatures — for my husband and, well yes, for me too :-).   In the numerous thoughtful and warm Holiday and New Year e-mails that I received there was an offering from neuropsychologist, Dr. Rick Hanson, recommending...