Feeling Pressure to “Do” Something: The Physical Reality Principle

When I am feeling stressed, whether it be a result of guilt, worry, sadness, anger or fear, I feel like I need to do something to make things better.  When weighed down by this pressure, I tell myself very directly that doing something is a physical act that requires the use and availability of my body.  If my body is […]

The Issue of Fragmentation: The Mind-Body Connection

Notwithstanding the innate harmonization of the body, many of us still perceive ourself to be fragmented. The mind, for one, is commonly thought of as other than the body, and it is this misperception I would like to address here. The universal phrase “mind-body connection” reflects the impression that the mind and the body are […]


Excerpt from “The Myth of Doing” I define action as the body’s existence in space, in any moment, in the configuration it is in, in relationship to its environment.  Action is simply a person’s natural state of being; it is not something other or additional to that status, as our mind imagines.  So even if […]


Why this? It’s all there is. This is such a basic realization. Meanwhile, we spend our life negating it, doubting it, looking elsewhere. I have no choice but to be where my body is. I watch. Touch your face to see that you are here. You can see your face with your eyes, parts of […]