Being Me

Being Me

I advocate that we be true to ourselves, and be who we really are inside. My personal theme for 2012 is: be me. But, how do I “be me”? In fact, how do I even know who I am inside and who is “me”? I have always had a particular image of myself – I was impatient,...
Conscious Living in 5 Easy Steps

Conscious Living in 5 Easy Steps

What do we mean by conscious living? I suppose having greater self-awareness, and operating from a state of presence for longer periods, generally describes the term. A state of enlightenment even. Now becoming enlightened is one thing, maintaining this state in a...
Zen and the Art of Focus

Zen and the Art of Focus

Doing one thing at a time. That’s the most practical definition of the word Zen. In other words, Zen equals focus. Think of all the pictures that you might associate with the term Zen (peace, clarity, strength) and you can see how they apply to a state of intense...
Eckhart Tolle’s Guide to Writing

Eckhart Tolle’s Guide to Writing

“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.” – Eckhart Tolle Recently I was listening to an episode of the Oprah / Eckhart Tolle podcasts. Tolle described how he writes, and I was struck by...