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Archive for March, 2011

Awakening

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Profound well-being is understanding the nature of our minds. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Awakening

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Awakening is a psychological transformation- where the mind finds its way to peace. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Exercise- Practice for Emotional Storms

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Let’s assume a comfortable, solid, and stable position- seated or lying down. When ready, let’s just gently bring our attention to the breath for a couple of minutes in the here and now. The breath is our anchor as we remain still with its flowing nature… “in” and […]

Awakening

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

What lies between stimulus and response is “empty space”- our mindsight helps us to see the vast realm of possibilities within this void. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Awakening

Monday, March 28th, 2011

In our practice, we come to appreciate the poignancy of our predicament- we embrace instead of trying to escape. Peace, light & insight be with you.

So Is This Karma?

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Adapted from “Karma in Action” ~ Andrew Olendzki Karma is one of those words that is often misconstrued and misused as meaning “fate” or “destiny” word one runs across more and more these days. The word karma simply means “action” and is derived from the verbal root “kr” which means “to do” or “to make.” […]

Awakening

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

We suffer, as we want things to be different from what they are… Peace, light & insight be with you.

Awakening

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

In our practice, it is equanimity that teaches us to be present with pleasure without attachment and of being present with pain without resistance (i.e. rejection or avoidance). Peace, light & insight be with you.

Practice to Embrace Your Fear

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Adapted from “Heal Thy Self”~ Saki Santorelli This practice- examining and working with our fears can be done daily. As we begin to look deeply into our lives, we soon discover that fear itself is so ubiquitous. When feeling fear, we habitually tend to protect ourselves, through either reactive suppression or separation. Feeling the fear […]

Awakening

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Pleasure is not ultimately sustainable and pain is inevitable… how do we adapt to this reality? Peace, light & insight be with you.