What would happen to our relationships with our spouses, children, friends and bosses if we treated them with the same lack of care we treat ourselves?
Perhaps the greatest lesson came in seeing my nephew as more than a little boy — in looking past his age and stature — and finding a teacher.
Courage is the calling to emerge from the shadows, to see beyond our obstacles and to enter the light.
Eastern philosophy teaches that each organ stores a certain emotion, and that part of maintaining a healthy body is releasing pent-up emotion and restoring joy and ease.
Happiness, patience, peace of mind, self-love and the other states of being that we say we want to experience, are skills … skills that must be developed over time.
When we don’t let the perceived rules get in the way, meditation becomes the practice of learning to love ourselves.