Cultivating Emotional Balance pt 2

Cultivating Emotional Balance pt 2

Throughout the emotional skills portion of the retreat, we spent most of our time in lecture , discussion and group work but got started on mindfulness of breathing which is the first method taught for shamatha meditation. When Alan finally arrived we shifted gears...
The Journey Inward Begins

The Journey Inward Begins

It has been some time now since my actual journey began, although before I go into detail it might be helpful to start from the beginning. What am I doing ? Where am I going ? What are my motivations and intentions ? More than ever i am becoming a believer that...
Insights from the holidays and a new year

Insights from the holidays and a new year

Each Holiday season we overindulge, with material goods , food, drinking and celebrations. Then once the new year hits we are so burnt out from the over indulgence we set resolutions to cut back, eat better, exercise, make better choices etc …. Year after year...