One Choice There is one choice that can change everything about you. It’s not choosing positive thinking, or a new workout regime. It’s not choosing which job to take or whom to date. These are all important choices but this choice is bigger. It can change all of those things and more. It’s a revolutionary … Continue reading
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Be A Bad Student.
Be A Bad Student. Be A Bad Student. I was a bad student. I regularly got kicked out of class for talking back. I got sent to the vice principal’s office. I almost had to repeat fourth grade. In high school I failed geography and German. Mix and Match All my life, I’ve been a … Continue reading
The Most Important Factor – The Arrow
I wrote a post a couple weeks ago on how to embody the classical spiritual triptych of the archer, the arrow, and the target. The idea arose out of a Yoga class where the teacher talked about how we are each: an archer, aiming for what we want to become; an arrow, the thing that … Continue reading
What Are 3 Aspects of Being A Great Student?
So I haven’t posted in a few days 14 to be exact and I am working on a response to a great question asked of me, but it won’t be ready today so instead I give to you, one answer from my Yoga School application. I know it’s kind of cheating, but I think it … Continue reading
The art of not caring too much.
So it happens to all of us. Work gets crazy busy, we don’t have enough time to exercise, we can’t see our friends, and things just won’t stop. Stress can make any of us lose it a little bit and the long term health consequences are real. Stress causes all sorts of chronic illness and leads us to engage … Continue reading
Why is it a good rule to not have rules?
Sure sure I’ve heard it before RULES! RULES! RULES! THEY TOTALLY RULE! Except sometimes they sort of don’t. Rules are not a panacea ( panacea – n. A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases). They can be helpful in some situations, but very often they can actually impede the very thing that can create … Continue reading
I wrote this on my IPhone
I had a conversation with a friend recently about whether or not she should purchase an IPhone. I listened as she justified and unjustified the purpose of the purchase. She listed reason pros and cons about having or not having one. This is a pattern I have noticed often in my self and others. It’s … Continue reading
What’s so great about impermanence anyway?
IMPERMANENCE! If you have practiced Buddhism or a few other eastern traditions at all you’ve heard about it, read about it, been admonished about it, and more. Even if you haven’t you have experienced it. The ever changing now, the subtle shift of the winds, the endless march of time, whatever your preferred referent it’s quite clear, all things are in … Continue reading