My Environment Shapes Me

The goal defines the path and the path defines the surroundings. Let’s elaborate on this. The first step is to figure out the goal, then comes outlining a clear systematic path that leads us to that goal. Once this is done, we need to establish our surroundings. Our surroundings are the people, things and environment…

Your Spine, Your Center

The meditator’s goal, on the Hindu spiritual path of Raja Yoga, is to first become aware of energy and then to familiarize himself with it. Next he learns to harness this energy so it does not all flow out of him. Once this is done, his task is to withdraw this energy. As he withdraws…

How to Overcome Distraction

People jump from one thing to another to another all day long, becoming slaves to their technology. Most people allow technology to control where their awareness goes in their mind. Every time your laptop sends a notification or your smartphone beeps an alert, you allow your awareness to get dragged to email, Twitter, Facebook, or…