Category: New Perspectives

Tolle Inspiration on Awakening

What does it really mean for human beings at their current evolutionary stage to “become more conscious” or to “awaken”?  If I had to put it in a nutshell, I would define it as “disidentification from thinking.”  When you realize that the voice in…

Kripalu Training Awaits

Today, I head north to Kripalu Yoga Center in the Berkshires. There’s still snow on the ground and cold winter temps to greet me. The perfect time to be nourished and restored. I will stay in touch this time around.   Cheers!

Happiness and the Movies

“Looking for happiness in the body, mind or world is like looking for the screen in a movie. The screen doesn’t appear in the movie, and yet, at the same time, all that is seen in the movie is the screen. In the same…

Enlightenment and Spending Time with Family

For everyone spending time with the Fokkers this year. This is a re-post and reminder just in time for Christmas and New Years. ☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎ “If you think you are truly enlightened, go and spend a week with your parents.” ~ Ram Dass I laughed…

Life is Like … Yoga

This is a repost for all my yoga friends out there. Enjoy! In my years of practicing and teaching yoga I have found it to be a wonderful metaphor for life. When practicing yoga I have learned so much about myself,  life and living…

Inspiration – Interbeing

“When we look deeply into a sheet of paper, we see that it’s full of everything in the cosmos: the sunshine, the trees, the clouds, the earth, the minerals, everything—except for one thing. It’s empty of one thing only: a separate self. The sheet…

Greet Each Day

As this new day dawns, greet it with curiosity. Being curious slows us down and wakes us up from numbing habits. An attitude of wonder brings lightness and a tingle of anticipation. Be open to the unexpected and find the spark in each moment as…

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