Back to Bliss

My friend Michele came up with the title of this blog post when we were catching up on the phone this weekend from our snowed-in houses.  We had both had some kind of intense beginning-of-2017 experiences that we were sharing.  But when I was telling her about my plans for making 2017 an extraordinary year, … More Back to Bliss

Dream Wisdom

I woke up early this morning at the end of a really interesting dream…. Joseph Campbell, the bliss-meister himself, based his work on the psychological theories of Carl Jung.  And Carl Jung was a big advocate of interpreting your life symbolically and of dream analysis.  Therefore, it seems valuable to me, as we search for … More Dream Wisdom

Reflection not Reaction

You want to know someone who seems to follow his bliss pretty consistently?  I nominate the musician/composer and writer/producer/artist Brian Eno.  Since the 1970s, he has basically been inventing his own genre of music known as ambient music.  He has paved his own path in experimenting with a completely new approach to music, and has … More Reflection not Reaction

BlissFull Blog

For many people, 2016 was a difficult, disheartening, even depressing year. We can look at many events in our world and think that things are going in a negative direction.

But Joseph Campbell had some words of wisdom about this for us. He said:
“The world is perfect. It’s a mess. It has always been a mess. We are not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives. ”
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