Self-importance

The Fastest Way to Get Over Anything Part One: The Slow Way Out of Suffering

This post examines the slow way to get over things that precipitate our suffering.  Next week Part Two will examine the fastest way out of suffering and how to avoid…

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Those People Who Bother You (Are You)

Self-importance is man’s greatest enemy.  What weakens him is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of his fellow men.  Self-importance requires that one spend most of one’s life offended…

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The Cost of Losing Our Poise in Marriage

Often, we lose our poise with our spouse or partner, not over significant challenges, but over small provocations in the most mundane circumstances. Mary, my wife, laughs with me now…

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Poise and Erasing Your Life Story

As we learn to sustain our poise, our life story shrinks and then disappears. It’s a good thing. What is our life story? Our life story is our ego’s version…

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The Importance of Not Being Earnest

My heart has been wonderfully light for several months.  I’ve had the best stretch of lightheartedness in my life.  It’s been heavenly living in a state of sustained poise—present, connected,…

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The Wonderfully Unpredictable Life of the Poised Warrior

We’re mapping the universe of poise,  discovering the secrets of waking up and staying awake.  We want to sustain our poise more and more of the time so that we…

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