Are you happier when you think happy thoughts or before you start thinking at all?
To mark the passing of the spiritual teacher Ram Dass, here's an exploration of the true meaning of the word 'Now' and how we can go deeper into the only moment there is.
In the podcast I dramatize an imaginary conversation between me and a visitor from another planet to highlight what money's good for, what it isn't good for, and where security and insecurity really come from.
This week’s podcast is an exploration of how we handle the challenges in our work and lives and what we can do to thrive more of the time.
In this week’s podcast I share one of my favorite metaphors for the nature of mind and how we are always supported whether we notice it or not.
This week's podcast is a PG13 rated exploration of one of my favorite Syd Banks quotes that points to the intersection of our personal psychology and impersonal spiritual nature. It's kind of a fun one if you like that sort of thing... :-)
in this week's podcast, , I explore how much more space we have in our minds when we stop filling it up with analysis and judgement of our own thinking.
This week's podcast is taken from a talk I gave at a coaching conference about what it is that sets apart "helpful" coaching from coaching that is truly transformative.
This week's podcast is inspired by W. Timothy Gallwey's "inner game" model, and is a quick intro to how you can make an almost instant improvement to how well you do pretty much anything by getting out of the way of your capacity for innate performance.
This week's podcast features a voice that in many ways has already emerged, Clare Dimond. It's an incisive and insightful exploration of why we are neither the owners nor victims of our lives and points to who and what we may actually be.
In this week's podcast I lay out my own explorations of the difference between "making things happen" and "going with the flow", and how I've come to see that if we let the system do the work (instead of trying to force more of one approach or the other), we're naturally both proactive and responsive at just the right time to engage more effectively with our work and life.
This week's podcast recounts the story of our recent house move with some thoughts on fate, will, and the nature of creation.
This week's podcast explores how using language to describe spiritual truth is like attempting to point to fire with ice - the closer you get to what you're pointing to, the less you have to point with.
This week's podcast is a thought experiment I heard about from a friend a couple of week's back that was echoed by Anita Moorjani during this weekend's training. It's a fun way to get a read on how much of your activity is tempered and shaped by what you think other people will think about what you do.
This week's podcast features a modern-day fairy tale written and recorded by Stephanie Benedetto Padovani, a participant in this year's Emerging Voices mastermind. When she read it out in the group we all had goosebumps, and she very generously took the time to record it so you could all get a chance to enjoy it!
This week's podcast is an exploration of how the number one enemy of inner peace is our own habit of winding ourselves up about anything and everything.
In this week's podcast I share an old Sufi story about a village surrounded by a seemingly infinite, impenetrable wall and what happened when they try to find out what's on the other side. (As it happens, it also points to the limitations of spiritual teaching and sharing and why sometimes the only way out is in.)
This week's podcast explains what Henry Kissinger, Jimmy Connors, and the marriage vows have to do with having a wonderful life. (It makes sense once you listen to it. I think... :-)
This week's podcast explains how it is that changing the outside world can seem to change our inner world, even though it never really works that way.
This week's podcast is an exploration of a couple of the key ingredients in turning possibilities into reality. I also talk about a fire worth tending inside ourselves.
This week's podcast points to the heart of the inside-out understanding and why social media might not be the optimal forum for exploring the deeper nature of reality and the human experience.
In this week's podcast I share one of the core distinctions that makes exploring the principles behind the inside-out understanding different from pretty much any other transformative conversation I've explored in my 30 plus years of spiritual spelunking.
In this week's podcast I explore what's really on offer when we dive deep into the principles behind the inside-out understanding.
In this week's podcast we'll explore going beyond self-concept and discovering who and what we really are.
For this week's podcast I talk about my fascination with people who either have something to say but difficulty saying it or are brilliant at communicating but still struggling to find something authentically worth communicating about.