No Need to Create

  There is no need to feel like we need to create anything in our life because we are, as living creatures, always in some state of activity. If you look outside you will see there is always something going on, something to see; it is the same with our organism. We can perhaps understand […]

Naturalism and Buddhism: An Excerpt from Naturalist Writer Tom Clark on Desire

Tom Clark is director of the non-profit Center for Naturalism and author of Encountering Naturalism: A Worldview and Its Uses. He writes on science, free will, consciousness, addiction and other topics, and maintains Naturalism.org, an extensive resource on worldview naturalism. I highly encourage you to check out his webiste. Below is a passage of his I […]

Always Present

Presence generally implies an attention or focus on our existence in our body here and now. But, presence can just mean our existence in the space our body is occupying regardless of anything we are paying attention to or thinking about. We cannot not be present in the space all the time. We are always […]

Introduction to My First Book, “Body Over Mind: A Mindful Reality Check”

I have posted this in the past, but since I have some new followers I’d like to share it again. This is the first of two books I have written on my practice (2013, 2016). Here is its introduction: The Illusion of Effort F.M. Alexander, Byron Katie, and Robert Rabbin, three renowned, awareness-based educators, all […]

Thought Blobs

“The practice tells me the truth about how I should be spending my time.” This is my mantra in my work and what always makes me feel good when I recite it to myself. The reason this soothes me is because it is the opposite of what I otherwise believe. Without it, I am left […]