spirituality

Welcome home…the journey back to self

As I near the completion of my second book, I have been wrestling with the definition of consciousness.  Most of my professional life has been spent in healthcare.  In healthcare, the definition of consciousness has to do with brain...Read More

Mindfulness is like a portable, accessory-free meditation

Last night in my Movement and Meditation class we were continuing the discussion on the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path of Buddhism.  We discussed the similarities between the Eightfold path and the Eight limbs of yoga (Ashtanga)....Read More

The Road Less Traveled and the Eightfold Pathway

As many of you know, the Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck is one of my favourite books.  I have read it several times over the past few decades.  Published in 1978, it was a popular and controversial...Read More

Mindfulness is not about doing but a way of being

One of the regular presentations I do to corporations or to health institutions is on the subject of mindfulness – specifically titled, “Myths of Mindfulness.”  The presentation usually begins with defining the differences between the words “meditation” and “mindfulness.”...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

“I don’t have enough time.”

How many times have you said that to yourself or as a reply to somebody when they suggest you do something with them?  I am guilty of saying this quite regularly.  Sometimes I legitimately do not seem to have...Read More

You are not your flesh and you are not your charming personality

It is easy to be deceived into the notion that you are you because of the colour of your skin, your height, your weight, your wrinkles, your hair, your fat, your teeth, and all the rest of the stuff...Read More