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YOGA AND PERSONAL LEADERSHIP

July 8, 2014

Self mastery and self-management are quickly becoming valued attributes in our increasingly outward directed society. The enlightened leader is the one who has a connection with his/her spiritual essence and makes a conscious decision to grow and evolve and become a better person within himself by taking up practices that lead to inner/spiritual growth. 

PEACE MUSINGS

 April 20, 12014

     How can we expect the world to be peaceful if we are not examples of this within ourselves? How can we expect the world to be at peace if we are not at peace? When we experience the deep peace at the core of our being, we become one with it and naturally radiate peace out into the world. As peacemakers, it is our responsibility to make a connection with our inner peace daily. Meditation brings us to our inner stillness.

GOALS VS. VALUES

 January 18, 2014

     Do you look for happiness in the achievement of your goals or by living true to your values?

According to happiness research 50% of our happiness quotient is a setpoint--what we are born with. Some people have high set points and some have low setpoints. Only 10% of happiness comes from the achievement of goals. The other 40% is under our voluntary control. This would include attitudes and values.

THE ART OF SELF HEALING

 June 30, 2013

 

     The word Health comes from the old English word Wholth.  It refers to the well-being of the whole person: body, mind and spirit. With the advent of mind-body medicine, the western world is embracingwhat Eastern Wisdom traditions have been teaching for thousands of years--that mind and body are inseparable. They are one.  As you work toward healing the physical body by accessing the mental and spiritual realms, you will be activating healing energy on every level of your being.

IGNITING PASSION

 November 24, 2012

 

     Two of the highlights of our recent trip to Rome had a common theme: Passion.

WHAT IS THE TENTH DOOR?

 July 28, 2012

My spiritual memoir: The Tenth Door: An Adventure Through the Jungles of Enlightenment is in its second edition and I am grateful to  the thousands of people who have read it once, twice and even three times. First for the story and then for the many yoga and spiritual teachings throughout the book.

90 ROSES

 May 3, 2012

     Happy Birthday Deborah Szekely! 90 roses to you!

     This invincible woman and founder of Rancho La Puerta was greeted at 6am this morning outside of her original Rancho La Puerta house with a large group of mariachis and 150 or so of her friends and family. This Mexican birthday tradition, called Mananitas, has been a part of her life since the early 60's.

H.H. THE DALAI LAMA IN SAN DIEGO

April 19, 2012

 

     We had the blessing of attending two of the talks with the Dalai Lama in his three-part San Diego series: "Compassion Without Borders". His message is clear and simple: we are one. The idea of "I and them" is not reality.

SIMPLY MEDITATION

 January 20, 2012

     Did you know that in a typical day you think approximately 60,000 thoughts? What is even more astounding is that 90% of those thoughts you thought yesterday. Most of us would like to thinks we are constantly expressing creative thoughts and ideas, but apparently that is not the case! Psychology reveals that the majority of our thought patterns and beliefs are formed at a very early age and repeat themselves over and over throughout our lives.