Richard Rudd tells us that most of us need to attach a reason to our emotional states. “At the high end of the emotional spectrum, we believe that true joy is an effect rather than a cause. Because of this deep-seated belief, we spend most of our lives chasing whatever we think causes the effect of joy — it may be a perfect relationship, lots of money, fame, the perfect place to live, even our God. At Read More
There are many ways to focus our attention in these challenging days. I think most of us can’t escape the bad news, so I have decided to be a portal of good news while we are muddling through these unusual times. Please check out these sites for some GOOD news:
There is only one way to happiness, and that is cease worrying about the things which are beyond the power of our will. - Epictetus
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Greed is no new concept on this planet, its been the driving force behind many, many civilizations. It has created them and destroyed them also.
Yoga is a Sanskrit word that means union, to yoke, or to join; the merging of the microcosm of our existence in our body with the macrocosm. In the West, yoga is often referred to as a mind-body technique from Asia, usually categorized as meditation (for those seated practices) and yoga (practices that include movement and the active participation of the body). Therefore, “yoga” can be said to be an ove Read More
By: Wakoh Shannon HickeyTwenty-seven adults are arrayed at the front of a large, sloping lecture hall: some lying on their backs, some upright in free-standing chairs, some in the tiers of seats bolted to the floor. Most appear to range in age from mid-forties to mid-fifties. The lights are dim, most eyes are closed, and except for occasional fidgeting, everyone is silent and still. The instructor, a kindly psychi Read More