A Confession

I have a confession to make to you, my readers. In 1971, we learned about the Arica forty day training created by Oscar Ichazo in Arica, Chile. Of course, it was out of the question for us to go there with a 2-year-old and no money, but we learned all we could about the Enneagram, […]

The Power Of Gratitude

The power of gratitude is that it is a tremendous boost to happiness and well-being. This infographic from Mindvalley shows just how powerful the celebration of gratitude can be. There are six ways for you to express gratitude in the infographic below: Keeping a gratitude journal Thinking about 5 things every morning that you are […]

Listen To The Voice Within Yourself

Dogen Zenji was the founder of the Soto school of Zen Buddhism. He lived during the beginning of the 13th century and brought the teachings of Chan Buddhism back to Japan from China. “Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. “Your body and mind will become […]

Are You Making The Right Decisions?

Pursuing the life of your dreams can be as daunting as it is exciting. Maybe you may feel like chances to step in the right direction don’t come often enough. This couldn’t be further from the truth. We’re faced with countless decisions everyday. Each one with the power to propel you towards your life goals. […]

The Silva Centering Exercise

In this video, you will learn the Silva Centering Exercise. It was developed by Jose Silva many years ago and is taught by his daughter, Laura Silva. Vishen Lakhiani, founder of Mindvalley, introduces the Silva Centering Exercise. If you have purchased any of my Guided Meditations for Sound Sleep, Anger Control, Weight Loss, Achieve Goals, […]

Five Steps To Positive Self-Talk

Many years ago, I took the Silva Mind Control course over a late winter weekend in Chicago. The course was transformative and much of the information has become part of my daily meditation practice. Two years later, I was learning the same material from Father Eli in the Ozark mountains of Arkansas. My experience there […]