From Spirituality

The Fear of Enlightenment – Alan Watts

Each of us are really the Great Self We deny this because we don’t “feel it” We are frightened of feeling it We develop a method of practice of putting off feeling it We think we need to suffer and be worthy of being our Great Self All of this is just postponement, because we …

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Prickles and Goo

Another great video by Trey Parker, one of the creators of South Park – featuring an audio clip from spiritual teacher and philosopher Alan Watts. Prickles and goo, which are you? I’m gooey-prickles.

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You Are The Answer

You have the answer. It is not in a book. It is not in a TV show. It is not in the DVD you just got through the mail from NetFlix. It is not in the lecture you are going to hear from your favorite teacher. It is not in the conversation you might be …

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A Fruit Feast! I consumed almost all this fruit over the course of 3 days. Note: the bananas were intentionally purchased slightly unripe. They were perfectly ripe when consumed though.

3-Day Fruit Fast Recap

Earlier this week, as part of the 40 Days to Personal Revolution program, I did a 3-day fruit fast. As I love to eat fruits, I was really looking forward to this. I considered it more of a fruit feast than a fruit fast! The picture above shows the entire array of fruits that I …

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Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training

Tomorrow I am heading to Montana for more Yoga Teacher Training. This is the second part of the training required for Baptiste Power Yoga teachers (“Level 2″ Teacher Training). I’ll be offline the entire time. Will post an update when I return in 10 days!

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Transitioning From Yoga Student to Yoga Teacher

This weekend I finished a teacher training intensive at my yoga studio. This intensive was 12 hours of yoga over the weekend (Friday night and 2 practices a day on Saturday and Sunday), with 25 other teachers and soon-to-be teachers from the Seattle area (though 1 person came in from Montana!). My studio, Shakti Vinyasa, …

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Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Randy Pausch, a long-time Professor at Carnegie Mellon recently passed away. This video. from his last lecture at the university a few month ago, is a powerful reminder of how precious every moment is in life. It’s well worth watching, a few times.

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5 Reasons To Live A Purpose-Driven Life

digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/educational/5_Reasons_To_Live_A_Purpose_Driven_Life'; For every person you meet who has a clear goal and direction for some aspect of their life, there are another 9 who are going through life aimlessly. This is not to say that they may not be successful, happy or fulfilled. It is just to point out that not everyone lives …

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