This article is a contribution from guest contributor Ryan Rivera Anxiety is a manageable, and in many cases curable condition. But it’s not something that can disappear on its own. Traditional therapeutic approaches to anxiety have their place, but many … Continue reading →
An important aspect of my doctoral research is our relationship with the future. Currently, this seems a very important topic given the current challenges with our economy and unemployment. St. Augustine said in his Confessions, that he could not speak … Continue reading →
Ceasing conceptual thoughts is an advanced meditation practice which many experienced mediators find difficult.
Keep your focus on your breath as you count your exhalations.
Simply count your exhalations, starting with one and continuing up to 21.
When you reach 21 simply start over at one.
If you lose count just start counting again starting with one.Continue reading →
I am reading The Time Paradox by Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd. They present an interesting model of time and our relationship with it. The state that there are six time orientations; past-negative, past-positive, present-fatalistic, present-hedonistic, future, and future-transcendental. In … Continue reading →