What Does it Mean to be Centered?

  We often hear the advice from esteemed spiritual leaders to center ourselves, get ‘centered’, and it may seem awfully vague as to what exactly that means. If it is so good for us, then how do we do it? … Continue reading

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My Gift to You

 Happy February! The energy of these times is indeed swift. Many are talking about how their lives are moving faster, more things are getting done, and indeed more events and people are moving in to our experience.     It … Continue reading

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The Power of Your Voice

Your voice is a tool that gives an abundance of information about who you are;  if you are saying is of value, if it is likely true, and even if what you are saying is with conviction. The way your … Continue reading

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In Spirit

On April 1, 2006 I was preparing dinner for my family on a Saturday night when the phone rang. It was my friend, Mary[1], a woman whom I’ve known for over thirty years. She used to have a store down … Continue reading

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Why sign up for this Chopra Course?

A SPECIAL MESSAGE about this course (reprinted from a previous newsletter. We received so many positive comments we thought it should be in our blog.) We are offering the Chopra Center Meditation program next April.This practice has deeply changed my … Continue reading

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Moving Through Difficult Feelings

In our natural state, we experience a feeling of wellbeing—energetic, comfortable, joyful and at ease. But, to some extent, we all veer away from this due to life events and physical and emotional disturbances. When we fall from our natural … Continue reading

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Set Your Intentions for 2014

Do this alone or with a group of trusted and supportive friends. Have three sheets, 1)     One for recapitulation of regrets & errors, self-sabotaging thinking etc, 2)     One for achievements, good self control, personal growth, aha’s, etc. for  2013 3) … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Politics

Philosophy, spirituality, and sociology are fascinating topics. To study them leads to more understanding of ourselves and our world, and hopefully how we can reduce suffering and increase wellbeing. Wanting this, of course, leads to politics. The organizing power of … Continue reading

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There Exists a Tension….

There exists a tension between where you are now, and the known comfort of that, and where you could be, with all of the promise of expansion, growth and joy. Breaking through that tension will release the discomfort in the … Continue reading

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On Aging Well

On our TV ads, internet and magazine ads, we see in bold type: Anti-Aging, Reverse Aging, Stay Young, Youth Shield, and Protect against Aging!! It sounds as though the number 1 disease afflicting our society is aging! One has to … Continue reading

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