The Power of Wise Intention

Wise Inten­tion is the bedrock of both ele­gant com­mu­ni­ca­tion and ground­ed liv­ing. This top­ic is addressed in two of my books, Half Asleep in the Bud­dha Hall and The. Best. Rela­tion­ship. Ever. I want to give a shout out to Lion’s Roar, and to the arti­cle How to Prac­tice Wise Inten­tion, writ­ten by Sylvia Boorstein. …

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Learning to be Ordinary

Learn­ing to be Ordi­nary — being ordi­nary is not bor­ing. It’s using our selves ful­ly, with­out com­par­i­son to oth­ers. It’s being present and con­tent, with­out com­par­i­son. This top­ic is described in my book, Half Asleep in the Bud­dha Hall. You can read more about it here Psst! Hey! ** Want more great writ­ing designed to …

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The Straightjacket of Delusion

The Straight­jack­et of Delu­sion is a fun­ny thing. You only notice it when it’s point­ed out to you, AND you are open to look­ing. What’s Your Prob­lem, Man? This top­ic is described in my book, Half Asleep in the Bud­dha Hall You can read more about it here Psst! Hey! ** Want more great writ­ing …

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Zen Principles

Zen Prin­ci­ples to Help You Live Life Bet­ter This arti­cle was great­ly expand­ed upon in my book, Half Asleep in the Bud­dha Hall Psst! Hey! ** Want more great writ­ing designed to help YOU to shift your behav­iour? ** Want to learn how to find, build or deep­en your prin­ci­pal rela­tion­ship? ** Want to know …

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Idea for Zen Living: 12 Presence Presents

When you’re a Zen Guy like me, you’re con­stant­ly think­ing about, (and try­ing to enact) being present. The Hol­i­day Sea­son is rife with “things” we can dis­tract our­selves with.

I decid­ed to send you a list of alter­na­tive ways of being, in the hopes that shift­ing gears might help you to deal with the hol­i­days more ele­gant­ly.