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So Who’s Right?

Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure of co-hosting an event at my spiritual center called, “Mandalas, Movies, and More.”  We colored mandalas, ate homemade brownies, and watched Martin Scorsese’s movie “Kundun,” about the life of the Dalai Lama. When I asked a few people what they thought about the movie, I was struck  by how the various […]

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How to Manage Obsessive, Compulsive Thinking

We live in world without boundaries. Our smart phones and computers are always “on” which means that our thinking minds are always “on” as well. At all times of the day we are thinking about work, family, kids, politics, etc… Our thinking is compulsive, obsessive, and continuous. Here is a simple technique to create boundaries […]

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Posted In: Mindfulness

Meditation Can Heal Your Life!

Meditation can heal your life, but only when it is applied to your life. When confronted with a slew of negative or challenging thoughts, you breathe. When confronted with a negative or challenging situation, you breathe. Meditation is not about sitting for 20 minutes a day. It time to take what you do off of […]

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Posted In: Meditation

Meditation and Mindfulness Can Heal Your Life

Meditation and mindfulness are healing modalities that can cure the source of all dis-ease, the mind. There isn’t anything inherently wrong with mind, in fact, mind is heaven.  It’s beautiful. Mind is how we create our internal and external worlds.  That is, we think a thought, believe that the thought is true, and viola! Material […]

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Improve your meditation practice with a to-do list

Like most people, I wake-up in the morning with a slew of information that runs through my mind. Since I meditate in the morning, these thoughts can be a distraction if I pay to much attention to them. Here’s what I do to improve my meditation before I meditate:  I make a to-do list in […]

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Posted In: Meditation

Trouble Concentrating?

There are times when it’s really difficult to concentrate during  your meditation practice. Board meetings, parent/teacher conferences, family issues can all overwhelm even the most seasoned meditator. When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I practice a simple breathing technique I call the “One, Two Breath.” First close your eyes, relax your face and hands, and drop your […]

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Posted In: Meditation
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