As I walked to work this morning I was enlivened by the sense of direction and purpose I felt. With the practice of 2nd attention bearing fruit I was not only enjoying the ordinary step by step – replete with bird songs, bees buzzing, the textured earth and fresh mountain air – but I was [...]
I emerge from this retreat grateful for the necessary guidance needed to navigate the mysteries of human becoming. It is a strange beauty indeed that we human beings can’t go it alone. We need each other. Not because we are flawed and weak but because the magic of our awesomeness is only unleashed through the power of vulnerability that is born through real intimacy.
Lesson 6 in Ten Lessons for a Revolution – Identify, Clarify and Uphold your Values (link to lessons 1-5) Following the Occupy Wall Street Movement as it moves into the next phase of its development, I am inspired and grateful for the energy, wisdom and heroism openly manifest in the faces and actions of its [...]
No matter what culture, race, or religion we were reared in everyone in the world will associate the color red with sentiments such as anger, passion, dynamism, power, clarity, etc. These evocations are universal, primal and innate to us as human beings. Visualization practice simply capitalizes on this inherent human capacity.
Human beings at their Essence are innately content, confident, at ease, in touch with a sense of joy and wonder, and live with a felt-sense of interconnection and perpetual self-nourishment. It is only when we leave human Presence that we enter into the “Realms” of suffering.
Photo: Vectorportal Energy of Mind: A Sauhu Therapy This is the 10th and final blog in an ongoing series of a yogin’s intentional “crimes against wisdom.” This series is highlighting my experience of purposefully ignoring 10 years of training in yoga, meditation, ayurveda and psychology in favor of performing typical current cultural behaviors of [...]
Though it is growing less taboo, the thought of seeing a therapist still carries a great deal of stigma for many. But, to be counseled by another is as natural as the sunrise and all that are truly good at counseling are surely adept at taking guidance from others.