I’ve often heard it said in AA “Religion is for people afraid of going to Hell, but spirituality is for people who’ve been there.” Spirituality in this context refers to the practical elements of mental habit and practice that bring renewal, relief and a sense of connection with something greater than … [Read more...] about Meditation is Not Religion
Mind and Spirit
In order to gain an understanding of how to practice an instrument effectively and efficiently, it is useful to have some understanding of the structure of the brain, mind and nervous system. It is possible to “practice” and not get better – or, even, to get worse, and to inculcate bad habits that will … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to practice an instrument?
Decision: The roots of the word are Latin; "de" and "cidere", meaning to "cut away." In the words of Yogi Berra, "there was a fork in the road, and I took it." There are many things in the world that are deceptive in nature; I'm thinking about ice cream, for example. Ice cream tastes great (it's … [Read more...] about The Power of Decision