Listening seems pretty simple and most of us move through our day continually engaging in conversations with family, friends and co-workers. It’s the foundation of any healthy relationship. But are we really listening? Daily we find ourselves distracted by cell phones, other people talking or even our own thoughts and feelings. Although we think that we
Everything is beautiful… in its own way. If any of our defense mechanisms could be called beautiful, it would be spiritual bypass. On the surface this looks good. I can be happy and I don’t ever have to feel sad again. But is this genuine? Truth is, it’s the same as any other defense mechanism;
Why are we afraid of meeting ourselves just as we are? Scared to simply be with our thoughts, emotions and our true feelings? The major source of unnecessary anguish I see in my work are those who use avoidance as a way to cope. We have been taught to be afraid of so-called difficult emotions.
Imagine calming your thoughts, directing chi into your body and building your subtle bodies with little more than focus and a basic ability you were born with. Or taking this focus which is also known as dynamic awareness and bring connection into your daily activities. Transport spiritual presence into tasks that otherwise would be performed
The reason we meditate may be as distinct and individual as we are. Inside of us there is an endless source of inner peace, stillness and joy. Even while our world is speeding up around us, no matter how crazy or unmanageable life feels, we can always tap into this flow which restores equanimity