The power of “letting be”
What thoughts and stressors are robbing you of happiness? Maybe you are preoccupied with balancing your work schedule with your kids’ after-school soccer practices. Or you’re worried about the effect of today’s economy on your life. Whatever your personal frustrations may be, cultivating the ability to “let be” is an important aspect of living a [...]
Do you live in the moment or on a continuous loop?
When you woke up this morning, the room, your belongings and your family probably all looked no different than they did yesterday. At first glance, your life was the same. But was it really? Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that “you can never step into the same river twice”. This wisdom exemplifies the flowing nature of [...]
Is THIS really yoga?!
For the last eight years, I’ve taught the Balanced Athlete program to some of the country’s most elite strength and conditioning coaches, and personal trainers, during the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s annual conference. The Balanced Athlete is a combination of traditional yoga poses and modern day movements that help strengthen an athlete’s mind [...]
In the Buddhist 8 Fold Path, this is the first Limb. In translating the Pali language, oftentimes the meaning can get lost in translation. The use of the word right does not indicate a world of duality like this is right and that is wrong. The use of the word right is saying this is [...]
Driving to School
The other morning Jimmy (my son) followed me out to the car. I was loading the car so that I could take him to school. I had a podcast playing from the night before that began playing once I turned the car on. Jimmy got in the car and began listening. I forgot something in [...]