Learning To Fly: Meditating For Height And Distance
When Andy Puddicombe was a boy he went with his mother to a meditation class, which in his 11 year old mind meant he would be learning some Kung Fu, Jedi, Super Ninja type stuff, possibly even how to levitate and fly. He did not learn how to fly. But the concept of mindfulness and […]
Rewire Your Brain, Change The Way You See The World And Tell The Little Man Inside Your Head To Just STOP IT!
A guy goes to the doctor’s office to complain about his shoulder. “Doc, it hurts every time I do this.” “Well,” say the doctor. “Don’t do that anymore. That’ll be $275.” Ba Da Bing!! That’s funny right? We all like to think we’ve got enough sense to avoid intentionally doing things that are physically painful, […]
How ABC’s Dan Harris Tamed The Voice In His Head And Became 10% Happier
In 2004, Dan Harris was a fidgety, type A, hard charging war correspondent for ABC News, freshly back from the front lines and adjusting to life behind a desk but still in front of the cameras. One Saturday morning, he was the anchoring the news segment on Good Morning America, a job he loved, a […]
Meditation For Dummies
I get a lot of strange looks when I tell people that meditating is my favorite part of the day. In some folks’ mind, meditation is about one step removed from witchcraft, devil worship and communism all wrapped up in incense, magic carpets and flowing silk robes. Be one with this, fat boy! But the […]
What The Hell Is Naked Yoga And Is That Even Legal In Tennessee?
I used to go out for a typical American lunch most days – Cheeseburger, Fries and a Coke. These days, I mostly spend lunch hour at home, on my deck doing Naked Yoga. Two things you need to know about Naked Yoga: I’m not actually naked and it’s not actually yoga. But Scantily Clad Stretching […]
5 Medical Miracles The Health Care Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About
America is the most medicated civilization in the history of, well, civilization. Nearly 70% of Americans take at least one prescription drug regularly. 50% take two. A mind blowing 1 out of every 5 Americans is on 5 or more prescriptions. We take them for wide variety of reasons: High blood pressure (22%), High Cholesterol […]
Dear Neighbors, This is Why I Was In The Backyard Posing Like Wonder Woman Today
“If you pretend to be someone long enough, it’s not pretending.” That’s what Sheriff Shelby Parlow told the whore with the heart of gold struggling to pull herself back onto the path of righteousness the other night on FX network’s Justified. If You Pretend To Be Someone Long Enough, It’s Not Pretending. What the good […]
Ignore The Voices In Your Head
We don’t really like to talk about the voices in our head. People might get the wrong idea.The truth is most of us have an ongoing narration track running, but the narrator rarely seems to talk about what’s going on right now. More often our inner narrator goes off on a tangent, reliving the past […]