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Refugee Or Pilgrim? It’s In The Attitude

Refugee Or Pilgrim? It’s In The Attitude

The illusion of stability lulls us into believing we have solid ground under out feet. But we all know things can change in an instant. So a Buddhist is essentially a permanent refugee, or if you prefer, a pilgrim. A pilgrim is someone who embraces this inconvenient truth and uses it to fuel a spiritual path. Read More

On Being An Agent Of Change

On Being An Agent Of Change

Whether you like it or not, you are an agent of change. You affect whatever you come into contact with. You don’t really have a choice about this. What you can choose is what kind of affect you have on those around you. Read More

David Bowie Just Gave You A Permission Slip To Live Your Truth

David Bowie Just Gave You A Permission Slip To Live Your Truth

When I look at how David Bowie lived his life, I see someone who lived to the fullest, who shared everything he had, who kept on going, and who was not afraid to keep changing with the times. Accepting constant change means letting go, over and over. To me, that is what it means to practice presence and live fully in the moment. This is what it means to live your truth. Read More

Some Tools To Help You Set Intentions For The New Year

Some Tools To Help You Set Intentions For The New Year

It’s so easy to grasp at what we think will make us happy. When you finally realize that nothing outside is going to satisfy your deepest desires for happiness, you can let go. So listen up: stop looking outside for happiness! You know this. Now believe it and live it! Read More

Relax and Listen To Your Body’s Wisdom

Relax and Listen To Your Body’s Wisdom

Your body knows when a situation or an activity is aligned with your inner wisdom and it will tell you so: by becoming either relaxed and healthy or stressed and sick. When you relax and listen to your body’s wisdom your intentions are attuned to your actions and struggle vanishes. Read More

A Few Words About World Domination

A Few Words About World Domination

How do you live a remarkable life in a conventional world? That was the question at the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon, that brings together nearly 3000 creative, adventurous, community oriented people who have a vision of making the world a better place. Read More

Mental Health and the Spiritual Path

Mental Health and the Spiritual Path

Mental Health and the Spiritual Path: Are they different? There’s been alot in the news recently about how mindfulness practice can help what we call mental health issues. I know this is a big topic…and I wanted to explore some possibilities. The spiritual path according to the Buddhist view is essentially observing and then training… Read More

Staying Grounded While the Earth Shifts Under Your Feet

Staying Grounded While the Earth Shifts Under Your Feet

The ground of any situation is always present, however obscured or chaotic it may appear. In order to ally with that ground and create the seeds of awakening, we need to learn to ride the moments when change throws us to the ground. Staying grounded while the earth shifts under your feet requires flexibility and adaptability and the ability to release familiar reference points. It may mean letting go of precious dreams or relationships. Read More

How to Heal a Broken Heart

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Finding love is a challenge for many of us. One of the best ways I know to heal a broken heart is a practice called tonglen, from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Tonglen translates as “sending and taking,” and the practice is about exchanging our own suffering with that of others, to eventually realise that suffering is the doorway to compassion. Read More

Merry Christmas! A Year in Review.

Merry Christmas! A Year in Review.

Can you believe we are at the end of 2014? I can confirm what they say: the older you get, the faster time flies.  I’m remembering the special moments of this year as we wrap it up. I’m so grateful to you for having been a part of this year, and for allowing me the opportunity to… Read More

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