SLOWING DOWN YOUR MIND (PART 2)- FEAR, ANGER & JEALOUSY

Much of the incessant mental chatter that becomes apparent when you sit for meditation is due to three primordial emotions– fear, anger, and jealousy. Using meditation to quieten the mind, without addressing these underlying “turbulence generators”, does not get to the root

SLOWING DOWN YOUR MIND- PART 1

Often times there is not much we can do to change our external circumstances. Life just goes on. Work, family, health concerns, problems, and difficulties are all an integral part of life. There is no one, absolutely no one who has a

THE MINDFULNESS MYTH

Are you being Mindful in May? Don’t get me wrong, I am delighted about the mindfulness wave that has swept through the world over the last few years. It is a breakthrough for those of us that have experienced the benefits of

CRICKET, TEMPTATION, REPUTATION

Well what a field day for media reporting on the recent ball tampering issue and the Australian Cricket Team. It was the most clumsy attempt at ball tampering in the history of cricket. For Bancroft to then shove the yellow sandpaper down

FIND YOUR BLISS

I’m a great believer in going with the flow of life, not in a complacent way, but by being in tune with myself and the environment around me. Myself includes the physical, the emotional, the intellectual, the spiritual and the social and

LIFE IS PRECIOUS, MAKE THIS A GREAT NEW YEAR!

Every year we start the New Year with good intentions. Improve the diet; exercise more; get angry less; make peace with a loved one. But how often does the year end in exactly the same way? Einstein’s famous quote, “Doing the same