It’s not uncommon in personal development curriculum to explore what one’s life purpose is.
Mindfulness & Meditation Archive
by Mark Hyman MD: Attention and focus are hard to come by. Starbucks built a $13 billion business because we need help paying attention.
WHY was I in a tent in northern Vermont? Much less a tent in the woods at a Buddhist meditation center, reading Sakyong Mipham’s “Turning the Mind Into an Ally” by the light from my smartphone?
When you are feeling challenged, or stuck, do you go into panic mode, or do you respond with inspired action? I confess. Mentally, I sometimes drop in to panic mode. Gotta do something, even if I do no know clearly what it should be.
If you aren’t enjoying your meditation practice, a small new study suggests a possible reason why: You aren’t doing the method that’s right for you.
Gary Zukav, The Seat of the Soul: Your spiritual journey requires that you become emotionally aware, learn to make responsible choices, and use that ability to align your personality with your soul. Your intentions determine the trajectory of your life.
by Ginnie Love: The idea of alchemy has always intrigued me. The transforming of something that is of little value, or a state of nonbeing, into gold or silver at first appears to be remnants of the ramblings of magicians from centuries ago.
by Jean Houston: If I am to know God directly, I must become completely God, and God I, so that this God and this I become one I. –Meister Eckhart
by Deepak Chopra, M.D.: In a world plagued by food shortage that are reaching crisis level, carbohydrates are the easiest salvation and yet the greatest temptation to abuse.
by Sura: A few months before Joseph Campbell died, Bill Moyers asked him this question in a PBS interview that would later be called “The Power of Myth.“