Inner Sanctum

It’s very easy to get caught up in a mad rush, pursuing one goal after another. Full schedules packed with interesting and challenging activities give us a sense of productivity and accomplishment. While some degree of planning is obviously necessary, long to-do...

Different People, Different Standards

In light of the fact that people have different biological predispositions and physiological abilities and constraints, it’s no wonder that we have different capacities and perceptions. Considering each of us travels through a totally unique tunnel of training,...

Beyond Limits

One of our greatest pleasures is expanding beyond our present awareness. Evolving feels good because it satisfies the universal urge to grow beyond existing limitation. Interestingly, most limitation is self-imposed. Through our programming, we interject our notions...

The Calm Dividend

When we find ourselves out of sorts emotionally and reacting to family, relationship or career stress, the discomfort and agitation can be overwhelming. But we can soften our response to overwhelm by developing and nurturing inner calm. Brief meditations, sitting...

The Real You

The real you has nothing to do with the dramas of everyday life. The real you observes what’s happening as a spectator watches a film. That part of you never regrets or judges your experience, but views everything with equanimity, joy and love. You can access...

Whatever Happens, Use It

How we respond to what happens matters more than what actually happens. Even a tragic event can serve as a catalyst to awaken us. While it’s important to acknowledge our genuine feelings, we do have the ability to consciously choose how we frame and respond to...