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Ruminating is for the ruminants

Last night over dinner, my brilliant wife Siri suggested how interesting it is that the word “ruminate” means to keep bringing things up over and over again and how this word is exactly what ruminants do with their food. ...Read More

“Discipline” or “Supported, Consistent Effort?”

I have always had trouble with the word “discipline”.  As a younger man, people often described me as being quite disciplined.  I never felt the word accurately applied to me even though by external appearances, I appeared to lead...Read More

Expanding Consciousness Leads to Discovering Spirit

The sense of your spirit, or consciousness, only becomes apparent when you develop the gap between the conscious mind and the subconscious mind.   The conscious mind is the here and now- it is present moment thinking. The subconscious mind...Read More

Yoga – a way to get reacquainted with the floor

When I started taking yoga classes it became obvious very quickly how many decades it had been since I was on the floor…intentionally.  Sure, when my kids were much smaller I would get down on the floor and play...Read More

“That’s how winning is done.”

You may have heard the monologue from the movie, “Rocky Balboa” which was released in 2006?  It goes like this: “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean...Read More

Attending to too many pots

We all have our own unique challenges that impede us from reaching our goals.  The sage Patanjali, wrote about the Eight Limbs of Yoga as a pathway to experience nirvana and attaining freedom from samsara (cycle of birth and...Read More