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Zen Quotes for October

Since moving to the country a year and a half ago, I’ve been engaged and busy with so many exciting new things that I put teaching my meditation classes and workshops on the shelf as I adjusted to my new lifestyle. On Monday this week I led my first meditation workshop up here in Hudson. [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:00+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Quotes|0 Comments

Acceptance & Projection

Acceptance Through each step of the process of finding, facing, and using a quiet corner, you will learn a great deal about yourself. The first thing you might learn is how you deal with the process. While there is some instant gratification in three-part, three-breath breathing, most of the lasting and strengthening rewards of spending [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:01+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Find a Quiet Corner|1 Comment

The Paradox of Ego

The idea, or rather the reality, of an ego is paradoxical. On the one hand, it gives us a healthy supply of self-esteem, which in turn provides us with the necessary energy to face the world and its inherent storms. On the other hand, it can drive us so deep into self-consciousness that all we [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:01+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Serenity in Motion|1 Comment

Work Can Be a Drug

(an Escape, an Excuse, a Reason, an Alibi) ...continued from Frustrated Ambitions Sometimes we simply do not want to face ourselves. There is nothing wrong with taking a break from self-examination once in a while, but often this break becomes a way of life and we never return to the mirror because our mind tells [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:01+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Work From Inside Out|0 Comments