Letting Go of The Ego

For so long I have struggled to let go of my sense of Self. Maybe that’s not even possible! But traditional spirituality would say otherwise. In fact, spirituality and all major spiritual traditions point to…

Fear of Letting Go of The Self

Likely the biggest obstacle for me on my spiritual journey is putting down my ego. The ego: the greatest source of human misery and triumph in our lifetime. For me, my ego has been a…

Honor Your Desires

I’m feeling anger and frustration around the dating culture today, what I might presume to call the “nature of the game”, which I don’t believe but I see it all around me. I’m annoyed with…

Floating: Sensory Deprivation Tanks

I went to a service today that facilitates being in a sensory deprivation tank, otherwise known as floating,¬†and believe I experienced a greater separation between mind and awareness. I used the question “where is my…

Self-Love and Self-Acceptance

Self-love is the basis of any true fulfillment in terms of having and being. When we do the opposite of self-love which, in extreme terms, is self-hatred, the effect is to deny ourselves the feelings…

Stopping Self-Sabotage [Part Two]

In the last post, we looked at the reason behind our apparent self-sabotage: we do it because, at its core, it has a positive intent. We talked about learning to associate pain to our self-sabotaging…

Stopping Self-Sabotage [Part One]

In a recent video I watched, Tony Robbins talks about self-sabotage and how it’s the goal of our behavior to give ourselves a positive intent. So in anything we do, whether it can be perceived…

Where is Your Attention?

I spent some time meditating last night. I kept asking myself “where is my attention?”. Asking myself this question re-aligns my focus and draws my attention even more inward. That can be a tough question…