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On Being Human — Joy is An Inside Job

In last week’s blog, I wrote about the five layers that comprise a human being — physical, energetic, mental/emotional, spiritual and joyful (my label).  Much

Human Energy — Use It Don’t Abuse It

From a yoga perspective, our complex human makeup involves five layers of “being” in the world — physical, energetic, mental/emotional, spiritual and joy (my label). The more elusive layers of being human — energy and joy — are less well known and less studied in the western world of medicine and science.  Nonetheless, both are just as significant as their counterparts.

Living and Staying in Your Genius

Over the span of my consulting career, I met several people who illustrated the ability to envision new opportunities within environments where deadends were all

Charisma — for Coercion or Collaboration?

During a recent conversation (thanks Deri and David), I discovered the elusive nature underpinning the compelling attractiveness of charisma.  Interestingly, the three of us agreed its

Be Happy or Be Normal?

In order to be happy, have you spent your life resisting social pressures to be normal?  Has anyone said to you, “Why can’t you be

Mindfully Cultivating Confidence

At various times in our lives, each of us experiences the feeling we could do anything we desire.  It’s a powerful and uplifting sensation, so

Tipping from Confusion into Certainty

When was the last time you experienced confusion?  We all know that feeling of not being able to move forward on a project or make

Divine Discourse

This past weekend, I had a thoughtful conversation with several yoga students on a subject near and dear to my heart—divinity. This is often a

A Season of Transition 

Autumn is looming on the horizon. In Northern climates like mine this means a whole host of activities emerge necessary to prepare us for the

Find Your Emotional Voice

Recently I read a sad story about loneliness, which as a mortality risk factor is currently ranked as high as smoking. Many diseases are either