Question: Could you comment on maintenance of the physical body? Is it as important as the internal self? Answer: Natural, balanced physical health is essential — in particular at certain points along the way — to your spiritual development. Eat […]
Awakening to our own true nature is a process of letting go. This point is a significant one. We don’t set out for what is limitless. Instead we quietly detect and reject those aspects of ourselves whose presence prevents us […]
In the competitive and complex worlds of business and science, imagination is critical to the processes of creativity. It serves a valuable and practical purpose. New developments are created by imagining better ways to improve old technologies. Important developments come […]
Make it your personal aim to take as many (small) conscious pauses each day as you can remind yourself to do. These moments of reordering your priorities need not (should not!) be grand acts. Merely stop the parading thoughts and […]
Question: I have all the “right” books and audio materials. I know what I need to do, but I don’t! Why? Its like I’m frozen, and its killing me; yet I have no trouble partaking in my self-destructive behaviors. Why? […]
Patient persistence in our labors, coupled with persistent patience through-out each one: these two powers serve not only to perfect the task at hand, but also work in harmony to perfect the hand that undertakes the task.
Question: Is there a way to help someone deal with the pressure they feel in stressful situations… such as test taking? Answer: Learn the difference between doing what is in your power versus struggling against what is not. In this […]
See through this trick and triple your productivity: Those stressed parts of us always asking us how will we get everything done that needs to be done, especially when there is so much to do, are themselves incapable of doing […]
In the early 1900s, before the age of superhighways, supermarkets, and the giant food manufacturers, things were very different, better in many ways. Small family farmers used to truck or cart each season’s harvest to a small centralized buyers’ market […]
Getting tense and all stressed out for fear you won’t finish some task “on time” makes sense only to a mind that believes squeezing the bud of a flower will make it bloom faster!