Is Buddhism correct to say suffering is inevitable?

The Buddha said that suffering is inevitable. Our experience seems to confirm that. In the course of an average week, most of us experience […]

How Can I Help You?

I’ve spent the last few days experiencing extreme gratitude for my healing (see note below for details on my health condition). That gratitude led […]

How do you communicate the unbelievable?

I’ve noticed that when I tell any medical personnel that my cancer diagnosis has resulted in absolutely no stress whatsoever, I am often met […]

“Courage” is not all it’s cracked up to be

Why do we admire certain “positive” qualities so much when they require us to be miserable?

In last week’s post about how I was facing […]

My cancer has spread to my liver; even that has no meaning.

Since my post a couple of weeks ago describing how I wasn’t giving meaning to my colon cancer diagnosis, there have been several new […]

Is It Working For You?

In last week’s post I asked why most people don’t learn how to dissolve meaning when it makes such a profound improvement in their […]

I’m Confused And Need Your Help

It’s really simple: if you stop giving meaning to events, your upsets and suffering will virtually disappear.  I’ve explained how and why in great […]

I spoke at TEDx: How to stop suffering

For the past couple of months my main focus has been preparing a TEDx talk that I delivered in Hoboken, NJ last Friday, June […]

Suffering is unnecessary

Imagine you’re driving down a country road at night and suddenly you get a flat tire.  Have you ever had a flat tire late […]