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The “3G3 Gratitude Practice” Apr 10, 2013

The “3G3 Gratitude Practice”

Here is a 3 minute practice that can change your life forever…

There are many different ways, or “tracks” to foster more happiness.  One of the most effective ways to be happier is to manifest the state of gratitude.

It’s...

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The “Count to Ten Meditation Technique” Mar 08, 2013

I wanted to give you just a quick little tip on how to work mindfulness. If you’re trying to learn meditation or do anything with working with your mind, one great little way to do it is to do what I call the “Count to 10 Technique.” Now, lots of people talk about this, but I...

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Do You Have A Practice Apr 29, 2007

This talk is meant to suggest the importance of a regular meditation practice. The pull of the world, and the normal distractions and natural egoic self builders don't remind us that we need to see that there is more than thought. There is experience. We can exist without our minds running all...

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Dive In or Drop It Dec 14, 2006

This post is inspired by the question: In meditation, do we dive into frustration when it arises or do we drop it? I use this question to do an overview of meditation, and then answer at the end.

Meditation is really about state management. We are trying to foster a better state of mind. To...

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The Next Evolution of Man Aug 29, 2006

Today I want to discuss evolution. There are many ways to think about evolving:

  • Individual evolution, societal evolution, human evolution
  • Evolutions like Homo Erectus to Homo Sapien, etc.
  • Agricultural age, to Industrial Age, to Information age
  • An individual growing through identification with...
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Bring It Back To The Breath Aug 22, 2006

 Today I spend a few moments fostering presence with you. I open with a couple of conscious breaths, then onto examples of, and reasons for, bringing your focus back to your breath. I end mentioning that in regard to any learning, we deeply need to apply what we learn. Learning alone isn't...

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How Committed Are You? May 22, 2006

Making any kind of change is very difficult when we aren't truly committed to it. So what is commitment and how do we find it?

I see people use meditation and become spiritual all the time to feel better when they are sad. But they often drop the practice once things get better. Finding...

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The Different Meanings of To Be May 15, 2006

I want to clarify what I mean by "to be" because it is actually more than one thing. It is both "to be - still" and also "to be - what you are." This may be hard to stomach because these seem to be in opposition, but they are both really important. It's actually many many layers, and facets of...

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Guided Meditation - Sort Of Mar 27, 2006

Meditation is the realization of this moment. The "practice of meditation" is the sitting down to work on this before it becomes fully natural to live that way. To abstract it further, we can use anchors such as counting, visualization, and pointed awareness to help bring our attention to our...

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Using Anchors Feb 13, 2006

What are anchors? The dictionary defines an anchor as something that is the source of security or stability.

An anchor is a way to bring stillness into the everyday experience. It is a tool for stability, balance and more of what you want in your life.

An anchor can be anything that brings you...

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