New Year, Same Awesome You!
Beloved Zen poet and environmentalist, Gary Snyder, was asked recently for a distillation of his life’s work. He said “don’t work to save the Earth because of guilt. Save it because you love it.” What if we brought this same attitude of changing because of love rather than guilt to our reflections at New Year's time? Western culture is still in the echoes of a long held belief that we need to motivate ourselves and others using the stick instead of the carrot. Modern resea