We Need to Rethink Mental Health Training

We Need to Rethink Mental Health Training

There is an acute shortage of mental health professionals in the world, even as more people than ever before need help. Why more people are needing it may be a combination of factors, such as the world being more stressful, but I like to think that a lot of it is...
Life Hack for Empaths

Life Hack for Empaths

As an empath, this is one principle that I wish I had learned earlier:  Experiencing other people’s pain or suffering can be disheartening, and if you’re highly sensitive you’re constantly coming into contact with it.  It can be very disempowering as it...
No Leaps of Faith

No Leaps of Faith

Two of my heroes, who greatly influenced my methodologies and even the name of this brand itself, have not had the impact they deserved to have. I am not making judgements about their happiness, or about them fulfilling their potential. But I think what they have to...
The Only Way Out is Through

The Only Way Out is Through

We spend so much of our life avoiding discomfort. And it’s fair, because there is always a level of discomfort that is unbearable, and there were times in your life – particularly your childhood – where avoiding discomfort was the best thing you could do to survive....
The Heart of Darkness

The Heart of Darkness

The foundational point upon which my practice is founded upon, is that life is suffering. This is a basic buddhist idea, one that states that being born guarantees suffering. It starts with the pain of being shoved through a much too small hole, and continues to...