December 28, 2011 by admin
Filed under Adhering to Natural Wisdom, Arriving, basic sanity, Body-Mind Connection, Frequency-Intensity-Duration, Mind, Nadi, Principle of Momentum, Sauhu, Self-acceptance, Six Realms, View-Method-Fruit, Yogic Applications to Real Life
What is it about us that makes us sabotage our very own efforts to think, feel and act in ways that we know are good for us? Why don’t we really change when we know what we must do, what we want to do, in order to change?
Usually we think of self-care as eating well, getting enough exercise or rest; or service to others as working at a soup kitchen. But maintaining an upright environment, inner and outer, is the way to authentic happiness, which radiates out as genuine public service in myriad forms.
Inspiration: Occupy Wall Street I am going to get on my podium for a moment. If you don’t think you’ll like it, feel free to stop reading. I am inspired this morning. I am bristling with awakeness. I am moved to tears. I am happy to be alive. Do you feel me? By way [...]
We are animals with thousands of years of developmental history encoded in our DNA. We never had time to give our kids so much attention and we certainly didn’t have nannies. While we love our children very much, we do them a dis-service by making them such a big deal.
What do we do when our “treasury of worms” crawls to the surface of awareness? These are the times when we find out who we are.
August 11, 2011 by admin
Filed under Adhering to Natural Wisdom, Awesome-Purpose, basic sanity, Blog, Crimes Against Wisdom, Frequency-Intensity-Duration, Nadi, Practical Philosophy, Precious Human Birth, Principle of Momentum
I only wish that you see that living for the benefit of “we” as more important than living for the benefit of “I” is actually, ironically, the only way to be truly satisfied with life.
August 2, 2011 by admin
Filed under Adhering to Natural Wisdom, Blog, Body-Mind Connection, Crimes Against Wisdom, Frequency-Intensity-Duration, Nadi, Precious Human Birth, Principle of Momentum, Yogic Applications to Real Life
I know that I have a certain amount of momentum now heading in the direction of crimes against wisdom. Now – according to the frequency, intensity and duration of my thoughts, feelings and actions of adhering to natural wisdom – I must tip the scales of in the favor of my desire to be a healthy and happy contributor to the welfare of all.
A video blog documenting the first “Recovery” workout of a “Yogi Gone Bad”, after 2 months of intentionally ignoring natural wisdom in favor of performing culturally normal habits that deteriorate health and happiness.
I made it real. And, I followed through. I feel good about it. I am stronger, healthier and happier for it. I am more able to contribute to the good of my community and to the greatest good of all.
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 [...]