Nine States of Attention

Archives: May 2014

Nine States of Attention
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Nine States of Attention

My inbox was inundated with emails after my post last week. Most readers had the same challenges. Most notably, that their mind wanders off while meditating and that they struggle to get it back[...]

Six Principles of Meditation
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Six Principles of Meditation

A disciple once asked his guru, “Why do we pray after completing our meditation?” “We do it to thank God that it’s over,” the guru quipped. Even though it’s a joke, this is how[...]

What do You Really Want?
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What do You Really Want?

Once upon a time a man owned a beautiful garden full of awesome flowers and fruit trees. Melodious and colorful birds tweeted, bees droned and butterflies fluttered about in that garden. It was a[...]

How to Be at Peace
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How to Be at Peace

Most of us have a list of things we want in life. It can include a certain type of livelihood, a different lifestyle, maybe a different car or a bigger house, sometimes even different[...]

How to Apologize
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How to Apologize

Fifteen years ago, I was leading a large technology team at a multi-billion dollar media company in Australia. I had just taken over a major portfolio, and a certain issue in the new software[...]