Do you have eyes for the beauty right in front of you?

These splendid flowers grow wild on the side of the road here in the Belgian countryside where I live. I took the picture last year, on a road in the back of our house. The poppies are back nowadays, as majestic as before. Constant, stable, majestic beauty. They start sprouting somewhere in May, when the … More Do you have eyes for the beauty right in front of you?

The DGF: Routine vs. Stability vs. Consistency

We usually think of “routine” as a bad thing. It’s the “soul-killing grind”, the mind-numbing dream thief that brings boredom, dread and various levels of depression.. It takes wisdom to see that there is a powerful nurturing force in routine. You will see it if you call it “consistency”, or “constancy”, or “steadiness”, or “stability”. … More The DGF: Routine vs. Stability vs. Consistency

Remarkable, wonderful STABILITY and its guaranteed path to happiness

For most of my adult life I’ve had the impression that my inner life was a yo-yo. It started at some point around puberty. But it lasted a while… I also had the impression that the wild mood swings I suffered came and went like the weather – on a whim of their own, upon … More Remarkable, wonderful STABILITY and its guaranteed path to happiness