We cannot overcome this deep-seated emptiness via external means. Using drugs, having sex, partaking of the finest dining, joining 100 clubs, climbing the latter of success or investing all our energy into the welfare of another can only provide temporary relief at best. The only lasting answer lies within.
This is the 3rd blog in an ongoing series of a yogin’s intentional “crimes against wisdom.” This series will highlight my experience of purposefully ignoring 10 years of training in yoga, meditation and ayurveda in favor of performing typical current cultural behaviors of modernity.
It is said that the “only way out is through.” Growth always comes as a result of the discomfort of going “through.” But, we are here to encourage you: this is normal and natural and the dividens are well worth your effort. Taking your body back and re-discovering its vitality is an indescribable joy. There is nothing worth doing more!
I just read a piece in the NY Times about how much food we all waste. I’d like to add an unique slant to the take presented in this article, though I agree with most of its content that we do waste a lot food by throwing it away. We also waste a lot of [...]
How many of us lay awake at night with thoughts spinning in our head only to be exhausted throughout the day? How many of us simply feel tired a lot of the time – even if we do sleep “okay” during the night? One of the principle reasons for our chronic fatigue is a busy [...]
I credit my teacher, Dharmanidhi Sarasvati, with this title phrase – which is the basic premise of Energy of Mind. Most of us, most of the time, make a lifetime out of buffering reality. We feel like we are squirming in our skin and we don’t like it. So, we look to entertainment, emotional drama, [...]
This just in from the world of intelligence called “common sense”: what you eat really, really matters for how healthy and happy you will be. We make such a mystery of eating well and we dis-empower ourselves by thinking it complicated – leaving it to “experts” with degrees in excess-information. When, really, it’s a pretty [...]