Not only do I want my boy to see me with a sparkle in my eye, vibrant, nimble, active and full of vigor but I also want him to see me living in a sacred way, low to the earth, still and quiet, deep in meditative prayer.
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!
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.
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 [...]
Is it possible to experience radical transformation in the span of one life? Of the traditions that prioritize in this way all are in agreement on the foundation of life: the Five Elements.
It seems that there is an overall, worldwide obsession with “education.” Don’t get me wrong. Life is all about learning. But, learning what? All the emphasis on PISA and world-rankings, etc., all appears to be geared towards a type of learning that is educating a work-force only. This is one of the problems with a [...]
Hello, all. Today, I would like to write about depression. One of the most pivotal things I have ever been told about depression is that it is not a lack of energy, but rather, depression is a super-powerful, nuclear-type energy. How is this so? When we are depressed we feel so lethargic, so drained, so [...]
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 [...]
Sorry. I know that questioning the conditioned belief that Western modern science and medicine is the best of the best often causes a rucous. But, that Western medicine in its relative youth has not taken guidance from medical systems that are thousands of years old (India’s Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, etc) is a bit unwise.