Releasing instead of feeding the ego will be painful at first. But a bad day for the ego is a great day for the soul and self-growth, so don't be afraid to go there. Here's how we can begin to move past it to reach our fullest potential and live happy.
If we are to reverse the trend of violence and environmental destruction on our planet, we need many, many more such people. It's time for a Manhattan Project focused on our most wasted resource: our capacity for good.
I feel very lucky that I have met some of the most creative people on the planet, gathered in one place for an intensive week, who all kept teaching and learning from each other. I used to think I'm an open person until I visited this festival.
At the top of my personal fascinations is the ongoing search for evidence of the human potential. I seek to know what our limits are and what stretches and contracts them. A perpetual review is how long we might live. But more important are the elements that affect this potential.
Deepak examines our common conception of identity -- what we refer to as "I" -- and recognizes that our everyday version of selfhood refers to our sensory experiences, thoughts or feelings it has attached to.
My deepest thanks for participating with me in this, our collective story. I am honored to be a part of it all. I'd love to hear how you imagine the story of the new decade. Who will you be in the collective awakening?
If change is elusive for most people, real transformation seems far out of reach. But there have been new findings, ranging from neuroscience to genetics, to support the once-mystical notion that inner transformation is real.