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Too Much Thinking

Too Much Thinking

Our practice for this week is: “Mostly my thinking is compulsive and distracting, therefore I take it very lightly.” Repeat 7, 21 or 108 times per day. Share on:

Some Big News!

Some Big News!

Jacqueline, my wife and I are taking over Living Yoga and Health, starting September the 1st. We will be having an opening party on September 9 from 1-3 pm, at the the studio at 105 Wyndham St N.. All are…

Adapt to Reality

Adapt to Reality

“I will adapt to ceaseless change.” paraphrase of old Samurai saying Share on:

Fail Better

Fail Better

“I will fail.   I will fail again.   I will fail better.   I will succeed.” ~ derived from a quote by Samuel Beckett Share on:

Do Your Best, Then Let Go

Do Your Best, Then Let Go

“Causes and conditions are vast & unpredictable, my power and understanding limited, therefore I make my best effort and then let go.”   Share on:

Working with Difficult Conditions

Working with Difficult Conditions

“I will not (merely) be a victim of circumstance.” “I will transform each difficult condition into a path.” – a path of finding a solution to the problem or adapting to the new circumstances. – a path of discovering insights…

Storing Some Sunshine

Storing Some Sunshine

In the evening, Recite three times: “I am grateful for the good things of this day.”   Then think of three or four examples from the day and say:   “I am grateful for: having a roof over my head…

A Meditation about the Circles of Cause and Effect

Circles of Cause and Effect Prepare for the sit. Open with intention. Calm the mind. Recite 1, 10, 25, 50 or 100 times. “All beings are the creators of circles of cause and effect. Their happiness and unhappiness depend upon…

What We Do Matters

What We Do Matters

What We Do Matters Prepare for the sit. Open with intention. Calm the mind. Recite 1, 10, 25, 50 or 100 times. “Everything is connected, therefore my actions matter.” See clearly, whatever arises. Close with intention. Share on:

Things Change…

Impermanence: Prepare for the sit. Calm the mind. Recite one, two or all of the sayings: 1, 10, 25, 50 or 100 times. “Everything changes. Nothing stays the same.” “Everyone changes. No one stays the same.” “Everywhere changes. No place…

A “Joy for Others” Meditation

A “Joy for Others” Meditation

“A shared joy is a double joy.” Swedish Proverb Here is a brief “Joy for Others” meditation: In the morning, recite: “I look forward to seeing the happiness, kindness and success of others.” x7 During the course of the day,…