The basis of mindfulness meditation is awareness. So, what's the big deal about awareness? In this post, I talk about ordinary awareness, how important it is, and how it can be refined into pure gold.
What is enlightenment really? Is it some kind of ultimate experience? In this post, I consider a different solution while imagining a story behind a Zen koan. What does an old woman's journey up a mountain reveal?
Meditation has a way of changing our perspective on many levels. In this post, I talk about my first experience of pure perception and how the world changed before my very eyes.
Although the whole emotional spectrum is likely involved, John Sarno believes that the primary emotion responsible for chronic pain is unconscious rage. This post is about a time when I let my rage be conscious.
Nothing takes us farther away from the present moment than being completely lost in thought. This post considers how we deal with the thinking mind and why it's so important.
Working with emotional energy can be a real challenge, both in meditation and in daily life. We often suppress difficult emotions. In this post, I talk about facing emotion with the heart of a warrior.