I Eat Healthy, and I Don’t Apologize….

What does eating healthy have to do with meditation?  Many strange things have happened to me since I started meditating on regular basis.  I crave exercise.  I am less angry and judgmental.  I actively look for ways to help others.  I like eating healthy food.   That’s right.  I eat (moderately) healthy foods and take…

Breathing; A Comparison of Methods Part 1

We all can agree breathing is important; after all, if you aren’t breathing, you’re dead.  I have talked about breathing before, and had a few exercises around bringing your attention to your breath.  Now I am going to talk about different ways to breathe.    Believe it or not, there’s more to it than inhale,…

Micro, Macro and the Cost of Kindness

Some philosophies describe methods to use ourselves (bodies and minds) to better understand the universe and our place in it.  There is credibility to that line of thought as it has been around for a long time.  With that in mind as I sit watching the news with stories about disease, obesity and hyper tension…

How Being Off Centered Can Be Centering

When I first started working on this whole centering thing I thought I had to stay dead center.  That absolute center where everything around me is equidistant in all directions at all times.  Well, wasn’t I just wrong.  That only led to tons of aggravation, confusion and more than a few bumps and bruises.  …

How to Make Dinner Decisions Less Stressful

Pardon the interruption, but I’m taking a break from my normal posts because there’s something so exciting brewing at my house I just had to let you in on it. You might know that Jackie, my wife, helps busy professionals lose weight and revitalize their energy even when they don’t have time to work out…

Why Doesn’t Everyone Meditate?

Studies show the benefits of meditation.  There are stories too numerous to count that hale the benefits of meditation.  So why doesn’t everyone do it?  Does it require special talent like singing or great sacrifices like becoming a Buddhist monk?  No, meditation is done by anyone as long as they are willing. To form a…