One Action

Because we cannot divide time into segments, our body is really in one stream of physical movement from the moment it is conceived (and of course continuous with the moment before that). There is no beginning or end to our activities even though we identify them in our mind as specific individual actions. In the […]

Introduction to my book, Body Over Mind, a mindful reality check

The Illusion of Effort F.M. Alexander, Byron Katie, and Robert Rabbin, three renowned, awareness-based educators, all illuminate the fact that the usual way we perceive ourself, and our behavior, is through our thought process which these three deem to be an unreliable source for acquiring a sense of personal reality. Specifically, what their outlooks have […]

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

-This is an excerpt from my book, Body Over Mind, a mindful reality check 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 […]