We live in a complicated world, with almost no space for breath or thought. Fortunately there is a solution. “The Four Rules to a Simple Life” is a poetic and practical way through the noise and chaos. Based on noted anthropologist Angeles Arrien’s landmark work, these four principles of life can be found cross-culturally world-wide as the antidote to complexity and stress. Follow them and your life starts to get easier. It’s that simple!

In these three excerpts from the talk, filmed at the Soul Salon in Woodside, California, I discuss the benefits of speaking our truth, the rewards of letting go of outcome, and learning to trust and be open to all possibilities.