Where Are You – Modern Meditation

Where Are You – Modern Meditation

Where are you right now? Not just the physical location, but emotionally, in your own head? There is more to feeling peace than your location. There is more to your location than the address where you are, what you can see, hear or smell, because there is more to your world than just the space you fill. Take a moment to look around. Take a moment to look within. Ask yourself what you are feeling right now, right where you are. Are you feeling...

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Pick Yourself Up

Pick Yourself Up

There will always be days, weeks, even months when you feel as if the delusions of your life are overrunning your life. It’s okay, we all get them. It’s just a signal that it is time to wake up to the real world, not the one you think you are living in, but to the real world that is all around you. It may feel like you need a shot of caffeine or a cocktail, but it’s not. You just need a bit of sleep, some healthy food, to slow...

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Stop Shopping Delusions

Stop Shopping Delusions

Consumer Psychologists spend a lot of time following people around stores, both online and off. It is not what they buy that interests them. It is the why behind the what people buy that they are interested in. Not only do consumer psychologists find an incredible assortment of products in people’s closets, they find products that have never been worn before, and never will be worn. It is an amazing phenomenon that is shared by people...

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Meditation + Game Theory

Meditation + Game Theory

I was in the Pentagon last week where I had the fortune of being introduced to one of the people working on game theory for them. His primary interest was mathematics. Upon graduating, he joined the government to help them extrapolate the probability of various events taking place around the globe. In short, it was his job to determine how best to develop and allocate our resources in the most efficient way possible for the future. While game...

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Meditation on Tea & Intentions

Meditation on Tea & Intentions

This morning has been one of meditation, tea and intentions in my New York apartment studio. I woke to the warmth of this late spring day.  A comfortable reminder that we still have June, July and August to get through before feeling the cooling breeze of summer’s end. My wife was up early for her flight.  I helped her with her bags and returned to bed, only to wake and have some tea at nine.  There was a time when I would have started to...

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