Tag Archive for mindfulness

The Power of… FREEDOM

Freedom to Fly

FREEDOM. How free are you? Is your freedom dependent on someone else? What are your divine rights? When I was in China in 2006 I was struck by the display of prosperity in places like Shanghai, with its large LED screens touting the latest fashions and movies. It was like New York’s Times Square on steroids.

The Power of… MEDITATION

Meditation in Nature

MEDITATION. Are you familiar with peace? Are your responses to challenging situations controlled or reactive? Could you benefit from greater focus, concentration and awareness? When people find out that I teach meditation as a part of the yoga sessions, it elicits a variety of responses. Some have questions, such as: “How long do I need to meditate?” “Would it conflict with my religion?” Others submit their own perceived limitations: “I can’t stay still.” “My mind is always full.” “I don’t have the time.” “I tried it but nothing happened.”

Day 9: Practice Moderation

Peter De Vries said: Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign that something is eating us. Isn’t that true! How much of you eating is emotional? You know… you go to the refrigerator even when you’re not actually hungry. You might simply be bored or lonely. Try something today… slow down as you eat. Practice…