When you have a belief, you will find evidence to support that belief.  One of the ways to change a belief is to choose a new belief, find evidence to support the new belief, then begin to act as if this belief is true for you.

Here are some examples:  If you have a judgement tha...

One of my worst nightmares almost came true yesterday.

I had just flown from Austin to Seattle and I was walking through baggage claim when I made my awful discovery.

An image of my computer tucked in snuggly with the SkyMall catalog and the airplane emergency procedures brochure se...

Most people would find it easy to write a letter but difficult or impossible to build a house or create a large sum of money.  Others find that making money is no problem for them, but finding a partner is a constant dilemma.  There are people wh...

When something in our life makes us unhappy, we often attempt to change the outer circumstances:  quit the job, get a divorce, move to another city, go on a diet.  We have been taught to fix things outside of us, when we really need to change our...

To be impeccable means to not use your own knowledge against yourself, and you don't use the voice in your head to abuse you.

~ don Miguel Ruiz, The Voice of Knowledge

A new year. A new day. A new ...

Before you learned to speak, you loved with no effort, you forgave with no effort. It was natural to love; it was natural to forgive. But then you learned how to behave from other people who didn’t love, who didn’t forgive. Today, if you really want to...

Last weekend I taught a workshop with the Ruiz family in Austin. Don Miguel, don Miguel Jr, don Jose Luis and I had so much fun teaching together that the next day I asked don Miguel, “Would you want to do more teaching with the four of us next year?”

His reply was simple, as it always...

The sixth spiritual law of success, the Law of Detachment, says that the way to acquire anything in the universe is to relinquish our attachment to it. This doesn’t mean we give up the intention to create our desire; we don’t give up the intention, and we don’t give up the desire. We give u...

Last month my neighbor, Stephen, called me and asked, “Have you talked to the landlord yet?”

Stephen and I live in a mirror-image duplex near downtown Austin; I have the left side, he has the right, and we share one long wall between us and a fabulous landlord.

Our landlord appa...

In the Toltec teachings there are three masteries: awareness, transformation, and intent, which don Miguel Ruiz also calls the mastery of love. We don't “graduate” from one mastery and then leave it behind as we move to the next. I visualize the masteries more like a pyramid. We want to have ...

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