Thoughts on: “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself” by Joe Dispenza

“Your thoughts have consequences so great that they create your reality.” How did that quote make you feel? Did you throw up a little in your mouth, or did you get intrigued to know more? That feeling is probably a good indicator for how you feel about this book. Reality creation and manifestation books comesContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself” by Joe Dispenza”

Thoughts on: Inner Engineering by Sadhguru

Sadhguru book is unsatisfying for the rational mind. Even the part that is suppose to be pragmatic are often fussy and vague. In exercises he asks the reader to do all kinds of experiments; watching a dripping crane for an hour, observe nature, bow to objects and “just see what happens”. Of couse the rationalContinue reading “Thoughts on: Inner Engineering by Sadhguru”

Lab Report: 60-Days of Non-Resistance

Current situation: children, crying, shit everywhere (literally and figuratively speaking), irregular sleep, a constant stream of contingencies and emergencies. It’s a lovely mess! BUT it can be frustrating at times. Condition are perfect for a new experiment. The Lab Report – 009 – “60 days of Non Resistance” Non-resistance is about letting things unfold asContinue reading “Lab Report: 60-Days of Non-Resistance”

New Experiment: 60 Days of Non-Resistance

NEW EXPERIMENT 1️⃣WHY? I don’t get annoyed too often but when I do get stingy it is usually due to unexpected events messing up my beloved routines. I have pretty strict routines related to: – Wake up/bed times – Workout – Meditation – Social media usage – Study/reading In life it’s usually not the bigContinue reading “New Experiment: 60 Days of Non-Resistance”

Lab Report: Meditation -The First 6 Months

“If you continue to this simple practice everyday you will attain a wonderful power. Before you attain it, it is something wonderful, but after you attain it, it is nothing special.” – Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki The Lab Report – 008 – “Meditation: The First 6 Month” For me these first 6 monthsContinue reading “Lab Report: Meditation -The First 6 Months”

Lab Report: The First 100 Days of Meditation

We keep reading about it; the most important endeavor one can undertake is self knowledge – “Know thyself” as the inscription reads at the Temple of Apollo – and what better way to start that examination than practice of meditation? ————————— The Lab Report – 005 – “Meditation: The First 100 Days” ———————– The meditationContinue reading “Lab Report: The First 100 Days of Meditation”

Thoughts on: “The Wisdom of Insecurity” by Alan Watts

I’m focusing on notes this time around! —— Watts does a really great job at explaining ideas that seem to be at the core of most religious and spiritual teachings. —— 📝 The Law of Reversed Effort. ”When you try to stay on the surface of water, you sink; but when you try to sinkContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Wisdom of Insecurity” by Alan Watts”

Double review: “Good to Great” and “Autobiography of a Yogi”

Good to Great (GtG) lays out the result of a study that was set out to find the universal distinguishing characteristic of companies that went from good to great performance and sustained it for over fifteen years. —————— Autobiography of a yogi is the is the life account of Yogananda Paramahansa; the yogi than introducedContinue reading “Double review: “Good to Great” and “Autobiography of a Yogi””

Thoughts on: “The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei” by John Stevens

My major feat this summer was to inflate a pool in preparation of a BBQ party (see pic. 2). Due to lack of proper equipment it had to be done manually. It took quite some time and effort on my part to get it ready; But I persisted and felt a little bit of prideContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei” by John Stevens”

Thoughts on: “Advice not Given” by Mark Epstein

“When we let the ego have free reign we suffer – but when we learn to let go, we are free.” —— Dr. Epstein explores where psychotherapy and Buddhism can complement each other in the persuit of mental wellness. —— The Buddha and Freud, Dr Epstein says, came to a similar conclusion. Ego is theContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Advice not Given” by Mark Epstein”