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If you want to develop real intuition, try to lie less. No, I’m not objecting to lying for moral reasons. It’s a legit strategy for social survival. Some employ it more than others. But we all do it. The reason you want to minimize lying when you try to hone your intuition is very simple– it creates noise. Ultimately, intuition is the skill to discern the truth of the unlining moment, whether it’s the truth…

There is no universal truth. There’re only levels of truth. The world looks different when you look at it with different eyes. And as your consciousness evolves, what often happens is that what was truth to you yesterday will no longer be so tomorrow. It doesn’t mean you were wrong. It just means your container, your lens, has changed.  Take, for example, the pseudo-spiritual concepts of “karma” and “law of attraction”. Are they true? Well,…

Last week I caught up with an old friend whom I haven’t seen for many years. After briefing each other on how things had been, it was clear that how we had lived life couldn’t be  more different from each other. At one point my friend mentioned a difficult career choice of his. I told him how I’d go about it. And my friend said: “Well that’s too idealistic. You think you can just have…

Many spiritual people have this subtly misguided belief, which says if you’re sufficiently enlightened and your “vibration” is high enough, things should go your way– the Universe should shower you with flowers, miracles and synchronicities, and angels should sing your name to eternity. On the other hand, if shit happens, that must mean you’re unconscious and somehow misaligned with the higher order. That belief should probably be ranked among the top 3 all-time most-unhelpful spiritual…

(This is taken from a commencement speech I gave at Hack Reactor Remote cohort 23’s graduation.) Today I want to talk with you about how to find your authentic path in life. I believe we’re all born different. And each of us has our unique way to achieve prosperity and fulfillment. It’s a path unique to you. You can’t find it on Reddit, or Quora, or from your parents or from HR, despite all the wonderful…