21 11, 2018

Thanksgiving and Authentic Gratitude

2018-11-21T22:05:36+00:00

At our workshops across the world, we begin each meditation by opening our hearts. When we do this, I always monitor our student’s energy and observe what they are doing. Surprisingly, I often find that it’s very difficult for most people to open their heart and really feel an elevated emotion such as gratitude. It usually takes them a few days to finally be able to fully surrender into the feeling. I was especially mystified by this at our last event on the Sunshine Coast in Australia a few weeks back. It caused me to wonder, why is it so [...]

Thanksgiving and Authentic Gratitude2018-11-21T22:05:36+00:00
9 12, 2016

Remember To Thank Your Future Self This Holiday Season

2016-12-09T20:33:26+00:00

We are fast approaching what for many people is not only the busiest time of year, but also the most stressful. There’s shopping to be done, deadlines to be met, friends and family obligations to be fulfilled, and so on. As tension and anxiety runs high, so too do the hormones that make stress chemicals. With all this added stress, it’s easy to lose focus on our goals and meditation practice. You probably think you know what I’m going to say next—now is the best time to turn off the outward stimulation and go deeper within. While yes, I am [...]

Remember To Thank Your Future Self This Holiday Season2016-12-09T20:33:26+00:00