Meditation on How Our Thoughts Transform Our Reality

Teaching yoga I get to regularly interact with attractive ladies.  As you might imagine, thought bubbles related to their prettiness arise from time to time.  While I'm realizing this is normal and natural, the danger is when I identify with these thoughts, which is all too common for us.  It seems to me we've made … Continue reading Meditation on How Our Thoughts Transform Our Reality

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12 Truths that Transform

How are you doing today?  I hope you are having an amazing day, and regardless of how beautiful and/or brutal it might be for you, I pray you are connected and cared for by a loving community! There’s a common “joke” you may have heard, which goes something like this: A wife asks her longtime … Continue reading 12 Truths that Transform

Drama for Your Momma

As my body gets older, some things don't work like they used to.  Remember the movie "Failure to Launch"?  You know how after things go poorly in a given endeavor a couple of times, it's super easy to get in your head about it?  Thought bubbles of doubt, insecurity, worry, and the like flood our … Continue reading Drama for Your Momma

Choosing Nourishment Over Waste: We are What We “Eat” on ALL Levels: Body, Mind, and Spirit

Five years ago my New Years Resolution was to become vegan, and I've never felt better in my body.  It was a mindful choice I made to get my practices to better align with my beliefs.  I share this because in my experience, the more mindful we become in our doings, the more vibrantly whole, happy, … Continue reading Choosing Nourishment Over Waste: We are What We “Eat” on ALL Levels: Body, Mind, and Spirit

Meditation on Being an Athlete of Love

It's crazy how powerful the stories we tell in our heads are.  I generally go for a long run every Sunday.  Since my legs had been heavy and tired last Friday and Saturday, even before I woke up Sunday I "knew" the run was going to be tough.  Guess what?  It was!  While my body's … Continue reading Meditation on Being an Athlete of Love

Meditation on Changing Our Minds By Developing Groovier Thinking Patterns

I used to struggle A LOT with being defensive.  I would refute or argue most feedback or critiques from people close to me.  Likewise, if someone didn't agree with my take on things in beliefs, politics, sports, etc., instead of listening to their view and maybe letting my mind be changed, I'd double down on … Continue reading Meditation on Changing Our Minds By Developing Groovier Thinking Patterns

Meditation on Gardening Our Thoughts, Because We Become What We Think

When you want to cook a great meal you use great ingredients, right?  Likewise, a good outfit is made of good clothes and a high quality home is formed by quality materials.  Along the same lines: If we want a fabulous life, we need to think wonderful thoughts, because we become what we think.  The problem … Continue reading Meditation on Gardening Our Thoughts, Because We Become What We Think

The More We Remember We are What We “Eat”, the Sweeter Life Becomes

When I was in the Air Force at big group meetings we’d often watch videos of our bombs blowing things up, snipers shooting terrorists from a distance, us shooting enemy planes down, and so on. The intent was to inspire us and build camaraderie … YET, while those are admirable results, today I worry about … Continue reading The More We Remember We are What We “Eat”, the Sweeter Life Becomes

Meditation on Thinking, Speaking, and Living with a “Smile”

Today I invite us to practice being viruses 😉 ... what I mean by that is I encourage us to start an epidemic of bliss!  Have you ever noticed how your thinking influences your actions, which affect others, just as their doings impacts you?  Think of a get together where one person started ranting or … Continue reading Meditation on Thinking, Speaking, and Living with a “Smile”

Practices, Rituals, and Routines for Staying and Growing in Awesomeness, ESPECIALLY When Things Get Crazy

The weirdest thing happened not long ago. More than one person referred to me as “enlightened”, “or something like that”, a couple of whom wanted to get together to talk about life, transformation, and their journeys. Now, I would definitely NOT say I’m enlightened … though I think wisdom would say it’s good to hear … Continue reading Practices, Rituals, and Routines for Staying and Growing in Awesomeness, ESPECIALLY When Things Get Crazy