Mindfulness and Radical Transformation

Mindfulness and Radical Transformation

Everyone can use mindfulness to be a better version of himself and herself making effective changes and progress through life. We can reduce stress, be more present to ourselves, our spouse, our children, our family and be less reactive. We can even have better sex. That’s fine. We can also use mindfulness as part of a radical self transformation process. By transformation, I mean to change the fundamental way we relate to ourselves, others, and the world. By radical I don’t mean and total departure from the the habitual sense of self. Gone…continue reading →
Moving Beyond the Presence. A State of Mind Between  Mindfulness and Equanimity

Moving Beyond the Presence. A State of Mind Between Mindfulness and Equanimity

Equanimity, one of the most sublime and elevate emotions of Buddhist practice, is the manifested presence of wisdom and freedom as the protectors of true compassion and true love. Generally, equanimity is considered something of dry neutrality or cool stillness, but in reality a mature equanimity produces a radiance and warmth of being. In fact the Buddha described a person filled with equanimity as “abundant, exalted, immeasurable, without hostility, and without ill-will.” In the Buddhist tradition, the term “equanimity” (Upeksha in Sanskrit) is meant as complex construct that has been given multiple definitions…continue reading →
10 Precious Advises about Meditation by Edgar Cayce

10 Precious Advises about Meditation by Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) has been called the “Sleeping Prophet” and for many he is considered the “Father of Holistic Medicine”. Since he was a child he was able to see and talk to his late Grandfather’s spirit and often played and communicate with “imaginary friends” whom he said were “Spirits on the other side” and Spirit Guides. He has been photographer for many years (because it was an occupation that would exert less his voice) and he changed (later in the years) and decided to dedicate his life to help people and divulge…continue reading →
Letting Go of Stress. 12 Useful Skills from Where to Start

Letting Go of Stress. 12 Useful Skills from Where to Start

Most of the daily stressors typically have to do with the issues of control. In many cases we expend much time and energy trying to influence and in some cases also to manipulate situations which we have no control over.  This is what letting go of stress is all about focusing on the self rather than on events, illnesses and people within our environment that we cannot change. Recognizing and letting go of stress is possible, with some skillfully applied effort.  Stress can be caused by many factors which include the concern about…continue reading →
Meditation: Developing Nonconceptual Awareness

Meditation: Developing Nonconceptual Awareness

The following meditation is a way to cultivate a nonconceptual awareness. It works best on a relatively clear night, preferably away from bright city lights. Find a place outdoors where you can lie down on the ground and view the night sky. Gaze up at that vast ocean of darkness that sparkles with infinite stars until you find the cluster of stars known as the Big Dipper.  Officially part of Ursa Major, the Great Bear constellation, the Big Dipper consists of seven stars broadly spaced apart. Four stars make the shape of a…continue reading →
What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

Practice Mindfulness has become such as a trend in recent times. But what, exactly is it? Mindfulness has become such as a trend in recent times. But what, exactly, is it? At its origins, Mindfulness is an ancient Buddhist practice for buddhist Monks, as the prayer is for Christians, but you don't need to become a Buddhist to enjoy Mindfulness Meditation rewards. Why to be Mindful? Because Mindfulness is a tool that helps us realize the richness and possibilities of our own growth and transformation. Cultivating a Mindful attitude connects us with many…continue reading →
One of the Many Ways. Ancient Wisdom by Lao Tzu

One of the Many Ways. Ancient Wisdom by Lao Tzu

Sometimes in life, when we look back to ancient teachings we can find infinite wisdom to apply in our daily life.  This collection of ten quotes by Lao Tzu are the evidence that some of the wisest words ever spoken came from many and many centuries before our time. Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer from China who is the author of the Tao Te Ching (a collection of verses that describes the principal Taoist teachings and the “Way” the Tao), and the father of Daoism/Taoism. Lao Tzu existed in the…continue reading →
Start Today a Digital Detox! Unplug from Technology

Start Today a Digital Detox! Unplug from Technology

Many people are so addicted of geing “Online” that they cannot imagine how successfully disconnecting. Statistics talks about very worrying habits: a normal person watch the phone around 2,617 times a day. The scariest stat is that 87% of people surveyed check their phone at least once between midnight and 5:00 a.m. The American Psychological Association has identified people who do this as “Constant Checkers.” in a survey of americans’ related to technology and stress levels, the APA found that 65% of respondents acknowledged that taking a “Digital Detox” is important, but only…continue reading →
Mindfulness and the Essence of Life in Every Here and Now

Mindfulness and the Essence of Life in Every Here and Now

Excerpt from ”The Art of Living” by Tich Naht Hanh Mindfulness literally means Awareness. It is around the knowledge of oneself through the focus of attention at the present moment. Mindfulness is an ancient oriental philosophy in which the practice starts from Meditation based on our breath and it is a very valid and simple ”tool” to Integrate in our current lifestyle. Listening to one’s breath, presence to one’s physical and emotional sensations, attention to one’s steps, is a practical and functional mode of observing the physical Structure of thoughts, of what draws…continue reading →
4 Effective Ways to Develop a Problem Solving Attitude

4 Effective Ways to Develop a Problem Solving Attitude

Mirzakhani, who said she thought about Mathematics in Pictures, often Doodles her Ideas on Giant Sheets of Paper. “I don't have any particular recipe for solve problems. It is like being lost in a jungle and trying to use all the knowledge that you can gather to come up with some new tricks, and with some luck, you might find a way out” Maryam Mirzakhani (1977-2017) As mathematicians know, problem solving is a personal creative mindset to develop. To be good problem solver we have to learn to transform challenges into opportunities for…continue reading →