The Trinity Sutra: An Adventure in Self-Transformation.

Have you heard people toss around powerful concepts like "healing," transformation," "growth," "awakening," "presence" and "energy" —but felt unclear exactly what they mean, or if there is anything of substance beneath the fluffy buzzwords? About 25 years ago I...

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Why “Resilience” Is My New Favorite Word..

  re•sil•ience (rɪˈzɪl yəns) also re•sil′ien•cy, n. 1. the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity. 2. ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like;...

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Taking In The Good! (The Key Skill of “Resourcing”)

We have been learning so far about The Foundational Trinity from my book Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind - and have found that both grounding and orienting are ways to feel more resourced and that grounding, orienting and resourcing work hand in hand to reinforce one...

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Got Grounding? Come Home to Your BODY!

This is the first short excerpt from my book Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind, on "The Foundational Trinity" of our approach to yoga. Along with the video below, it gives you a brief introduction to "grounding": what it is, why it is useful and how to experience and...

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What “Energy” Really Means…

PORTRAIT OF THE YOUNG MAN AS AN EXPLORER In my late 20's all the pieces started to come together... Since my teens I had been fascinated with spirituality. It helped that my liberal intellectual parents had a bookshelf that featured the Penguin collection of Beat...

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Embracing Your Body As A Spiritual Path..

For many years, I explored the idea of not being my body. I was seeking the out of body experience, the transcendence of the limitations of time and space, and of course everything I didn’t like about the world and my life. Over time, I came to see that this was an expression of my suffering, my trauma. Life was hard, difficult things happened and difficult emotions arose.

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