mind-spirit

contemplations

ACCEPTANCE AND EQUANIMITY: A lesson learned from a falling mandarin

ACCEPTANCE AND EQUANIMITY: A lesson learned from a falling mandarin

As I was walking through the Shechen Ogyen Chodzong nunnery in Bhutan with my guides Tsering and Lobsang, a lone mandarin tree...
April 17, 2015 × 0 comments

meditation

FROM MARTIAL ARTS TO THE ASHRAM: A Yogananda disciple’s journey towards inner peace

FROM MARTIAL ARTS TO THE ASHRAM: A Yogananda disciple’s journey towards inner peace

Excerpted from Meditation as a Way of Life by Reverend Alan Pritz, a guide to the meditative life based on the teachings of Paramahansa...
April 8, 2015 × 1 comment

personal growth

ENLIGHTENMENT INTENSIVE: Who are you and what is life?

ENLIGHTENMENT INTENSIVE: Who are you and what is life?

I was invited by a friend to attend a weekend workshop to be held at a retreat centre in the woods north of Toronto. The workshop...
April 7, 2015 × 0 comments

psychology

RELIGIOUS ATHEIST: An imaginary number

RELIGIOUS ATHEIST: An imaginary number

I belong to a number of meetups. In an attempt to find “my tribe” I go to these gathering-togethers of like-minded...
April 6, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

GO WITH THE FLOW: Alter your perception and move through the situation

GO WITH THE FLOW: Alter your perception and move through the situation

How many times have you heard the phrase,“He/she was just lucky?” Think of emotions that run through your mind when someone...
April 4, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

LOVE IS AN ISLAND: “Entire of itself,” open to all

LOVE IS AN ISLAND: “Entire of itself,” open to all

It’s a human condition to feel we have to do something in order to deserve good things. That’s what inhabiting the...
March 28, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

HOW TO INTERPRET DREAMS: 7 keys to gain guidance from your inner self

HOW TO INTERPRET DREAMS: 7 keys to gain guidance from your inner self

    Someone is chasing me! I cannot recognize who it is, but I am scared…I am so scared… Thankfully, I wake up… A...
March 26, 2015 × 3 comments

personal growth

SEARCHING FOR SOUL: Recognizing your soul group and discovering your true calling

SEARCHING FOR SOUL: Recognizing your soul group and discovering your true calling

‘This is [her] soul group.’ What do you mean?’ It’s a group of souls with whom she resonates closely.” – James...
March 23, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

SKEPTICISM: Question everything and transform your life

SKEPTICISM: Question everything and transform your life

I believe most people do not know or appreciate what the word “skeptic” really means. The common vernacular has a connotation...
March 18, 2015 × 3 comments