The first time someone uttered the words, "You still have hope" in response to my cancer, I almost slapped them.
One day I suddenly saw all the uncaring behavior in a completely different light. I saw clearly that it had nothing to do with me! It wasn't about me at all!
This transformation that is occurring is an inner stretching of consciousness expanding. We are recalibrating our understanding of reality as individuals and as a collective.
You may remind yourself a hundred times that you shouldn't get angry, but when the emotion comes, you are unable to control it. It comes like a thunderstorm. What can you do when anger rises in you?
May these creative and imaginative means of engaging with life and the mysteries it contains make you a more loving, compassionate, sensitive and insightful being.
This week, pay closer attention to the consciousness behind your actions. Become aware of when your actions are in alignment with your deeper beliefs and when they contradict them.
Many of the yoga studies that are done are deeply flawed, primarily because yoga is a practice that, if not done with a certain amount of diligence and enthusiasm, doesn't provide the benefits it promises.
Even with the various financial and job creation incentives that the world's governments are introducing, things are not getting any easier. It is more difficult than ever to get an interview, let alone a job.
The yoga tradition teaches that desire has four levels of intensity. Each one is a progressively more compelling force that exerts an increasing influence on our destiny.
Over time you will learn that you are not mind alone. You are not flesh alone. The real you is spirit. On earth you exist as a tri-part being.
What is the frame or context of your life? You don't know how your story will end, but at this point you can discover what your story is about.
It can be quite challenging to select just one winner from the many applicants around the country who make up the 65 million family caregivers in the United States. All of these individuals are giving so much to care for a loved one.
Deepak discusses the role of developing higher states of consciousness through meditation as a means of reversing the aging process.
It is our ability to do our very best with our talents in every thing we do. This potential resides within each one of us -- but if so, then why is it so often denied?
The key to manifesting your desires is to tap into your love energy and inspiration. Energy attracts like energy
Could gratitude be a way to inner peace, and perhaps worldly peace? And because gratitude leads to inner peace, it can also be qualified as a type of meditation.
At first, I silently wondered, "How is this related to Tai-chi? And seriously, how do you embrace the parts of life that are hard, sad or just plain suck?"
In part seven, Deepak gives Byron Katie's procedure for getting rid of limiting beliefs.
Time is a sneaky thief, hell-bent on racing toward our mortality. The only way that we can outsmart it is by savoring every precious moment by being fully conscious, focused and conscientious every second.
Do you believe that being "perfect" gives you control over how people feel about you?" If you do, then you are coming from three big false beliefs that are causing you much unhappiness.