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Lessons Learned of a Minimalist Continuum

Odd things can happen when you pause from whatever you’re affirming yourself to be important.

Particularly from life, or mainly what hinders you from living; Trying to climb the corporate ladder, compulsively checking your smartphone, “if I just had/could” scenarios or anything alike those mental constructions that you’ve put yourself into. 655 more words


This is the answer to That


When thinking about problems in our life we look for answers. That is what our mind does; it hunts around for the issues that are thorny in our life and tries to find solutions. 541 more words

Why I Wake The Heck Up.

I teach yoga at 6a.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays.  The class is called Wake The Heck Up, because that is what I have to tell myself every Tuesday & Thursday morning.  505 more words

Constructed criticism

Meditation is supposed to be relaxing. It’s supposed to make you feel less stressed, more chill, and maybe even a little blissed out…or so they say. 603 more words


Preface to "The Myth of Doing"

After completing my first book, Body Over Mind, I was propelled into research around the findings of neurophysiologist Benjamin Libet who in 1983 discovered that a volitional signal for action shows up in the brain before a person is conscious of the intention to act.  595 more words

Mind your language

I couldn’t sleep last night so I decided to go for an unsolicited guided meditation on the internet. It’s an irony that I couldn’t sleep, as sleeping is pretty much the most consistent thing I do at the moment. 713 more words

How do you think one gets to be a Nobel laureate?

It’s been a while since I last posted about mindfulness. But some of you might remember me having a few gurus:

Jon Kabat-Zinn: for his down-to-earth practical approach to emotional life. 562 more words