Do you realize that the moment the breath fills you with life is the shortest distance there will ever be between the finite and the infinite? It is the shortest possible line that can be drawn between the two extremes. Into this finite being, the infinite came. You got touched. In that moment, you are a part of the universe. You're not separated from it. You are living; you exist. That's what the whole universe is about.

— Prem Rawat; The Greatest Truth of All – You Are Alive

Suffering from iPosture? Text Neck? iSlouch?

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to know that a lot of time spent on your phones and tablets can effect your posture. But you might consider whether your posture effects your mood as well.    It appears to be a two-way street that...

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The Joy of Living; Mingyur Rinpoche

Have you felt frustrated by your efforts to meditate? Do you have a concept that your mind should be absolutely quiet and peaceful?  Do you feel you need to control that houseful of inner monkeys ?  The Joy of Living dispels these common misconceptions and...

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Radical Acceptance; Tara Brach

Often, at the beginning of a new year, people make resolutions to improve themselves - as if something is wrong with us and needs to be fixed. If this strategy has come up short, consider trying something different.  The benefits of extending self-kindness and compassion...

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The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer

This gem by Michael Singer found me while on retreat at Breitenbush Hot Springs.  It helped me get a handle on the blueprints for my inner house of thoughts and emotions with ideas on how to reframe less useful mental habits by honing in on...

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The Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele

This is a very practical jewel for everyday living. The Yamas and Niyamas are part of the eight limbs of Yoga.  They relate to our relationship with the world and with ourselves.  When I went to India, I wanted to take the gist of her...

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