Two Buddhist monks return to their monastery after the rains. They reach a swollen river and in front of them is an extremely beautiful lady in a delicate silk kimono, distressed because she is unable to cross the river by herself. So, the older monk scoops her up, carries her […]
Coaching and Self-Awareness
“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” Lao Tzu Check back next month for a coaching practice to support you in this meditation. Have a joyfully fulfilling 2016.
I have a lovely book called “Daily Joy: 365 Days if Inspiration”. As the title implies, there is a quote for each day of the year accompanied by a stunning photo that often illuminates the meaning in the quote. The book is published by National Geographic, so the photos are truly […]
If you believe that: “the future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created–created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. […]
If you are willing to look at another person’s behaviour toward you as a reflection of the state of their relationship with themselves rather than a statement about your value as a person then you will, over a perid of time, cease to react at all. Yogi Bhajan
It can be easy enough to name personal and professional goals like, getting a praticular new position at work, loosing 5 pounds, learning to run or do yoga; however, it can be harder to identify the underlying reasons you set these goals. Understanding WHY you want to achieve certain goals […]
This practice is intended to build your ability to observe, recognize, and be grateful for life. This can be as simple as stopping to observe a beautiful sunset. You will need a journal (some kind of writing pad) to do this practice. At the end of every day (no exceptions) […]
The goal of Empowering Yoga and Meditation is not to control your life, but to stop letting life control you. Contact me if you are interested in freeing yourself.
Make a list of the things that make you happy. Make a list of the things you do in a day. Compare the lists. Adjust accordingly.