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Making Changes - Intention, Hypnosis, NLP, Goal Setting Aug 07, 2006

On the level of self and accomplishment, as we learn how our mind works, we can begin to use tools to achieve change and betterment in our lives. We can learn to focus better, make more money, lose weight, eat better, etc. Not only that, we can use the same tools to further our meditation and...

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Why We Can’t Hold On To Stillness Aug 01, 2006

To find a state of stillness, and remain productive in the world might e our biggest challenge. How do we accomplish, while remaining present.

Why are most of us unable to hold on to stillness? Many of us can find stillness, but why isn't it easier to just stay there? This talk assumes that you...

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Dealing with Death - Ours and Others Jul 24, 2006

We lose loved ones all the time. We hope for an afterlife. The self wants to grow and be powerful and young. It is completely opposed to it's own extinction. So there is fear and panic around the thought of death for many. In fact, many people can't even discuss it. But all living things seem to...

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Ending Addiction For Good Jul 17, 2006

We're going to discuss what addiction is, and then talk about how we can come to terms with it and what can we do to stop it.  To do this, I'll talk about addiction, in broad terms.  Then we'll do a quick exercise that might help you find what your addictions are.  This could be...

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Can We Make It All Sacred Jul 10, 2006

If we want to evolve it would be good to learn that everything is sacred. Using certain objects to wake up is useful, but we need to watch how attached to those objects, places, etc. we become.

What good comes from making things sacred? It is normal to notice certain things as more orderly or...

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The Pressure We Create Jul 05, 2006

We create pressure in our lives unconsciously that can end up making us very unhappy.  Some of these pressures are deeper and some are more superficial.  One person creates a "have to" situation with accomplishments he/she wants to create at work.  Someone else on a daily basis...

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What Does Paradox Have To Do With It? Jun 27, 2006

Question I'd really like answered for a future talk:  What, if anything, would be the best thing humans could do to make the world a better place?  Please leave an answer as a comment to this blog or email me directly.

In this post we explore paradoxes and logic and point out where...

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Doing It In The Now Jun 19, 2006

It seems many people want to get the idea of what enlightenment looks like.  We're all trying to "figure it out."  I get many emails discussing understanding these ideas.  This podcast is about doing them instead.

The "Now" has become very trendy.  So let's not get lost in...

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Expectation vs. Experience Jun 12, 2006

Important thought:  The gap between our experience and our expectation is our unhappiness.

Experience is what's happening to us.  Expectation is what we'd like to happen to us.  How many people do you know who live in a state of almost constant disappointment over their life...

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You Can’t Kill God Jun 05, 2006

This is a post about fear and fear based teaching.

Any teacher that offers fear should be watched very closely.  There is nothing to fear.  You cannot kill god.  The death of bird, the Exxon spill, 911, tsunami's and hurricanes, all of it can't kill god.  We may not...

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