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Archive for October, 2014

Back To Nature…

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Technology has connected us like never before- and we now live in a world with real-time information right at our fingertips… not to mention home theaters with large, flat screen TVs, a plethora of channels to ‘surf’, and surreal video games to keep our kids entertained for hours on end… Today’s technology may help our […]

Awakening

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Partial attention means fragmented connection. Over time, this can significantly affect the quality of our relationships to others and to oneself.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

celebrate your gifts…

‘An Experiential Shift’

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Practice… practice… practice. Cultivating self-awareness can help ‘shift’ the way we experience and relate to the activities of our mind/heart and body. With the energy & light of mindfulness, we can awaken to realize that our thoughts & emotions are not existential in nature. They need not define us. We can simply experience them as […]

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

trust, confidence, conviction…

Awakening

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Focus in what’s directly happening and distractions will focus out…

‘Failure & Recovery’

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

How do we view our failures? Can we honestly and confidently accept our failings as simply part of our recovery? Through refined self-awareness of our cognitive & emotional patterns toward our unsuccessful efforts, we can begin to notice the conditions that feed into our inner response system. By paying close attention, we can recognize both […]

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

stillness of focus…

Awakening

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Without trust & confidence, we cannot sustain the focus necessary to uncover the subtleties of mind that drive our habitualness- our tendencies to be impulsive and reactive.

‘Awareness’ to know better…

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

This penetrating ‘light’ of awareness has the inherent ability to illuminate our patterns of mind when we can be still, relaxed, open, and focused with regular practice. In its refined state, it can generate a higher form of energy capable of short-circuiting even the deeply ingrained patterns of thoughts, feelings, judgments, and convictions driving our […]