March 4, 2019

Very few people are prepared to enter into intimate relationships with others. I could probably argue that no one is actually prepared, because the learning in relationships comes from experience for which theoretical preparation can only take one so far. But I’ve been...

February 28, 2019

In a committed mindfulness practice, one finds that their emotions stabilize. They may still experience high highs, and low lows, but they return to an equilibrium quickly. Essentially, the mind becomes less immediately reactive to external situations. This doesn't mea...

February 21, 2019

I used to think that spirituality was the search for meaning. Whether one believes in God, the Universe, in love... it doesn't really matter. It’s not finding the same things meaningful that connects us as humans; it’s that we all believe meaning is fundamental in our...

February 12, 2019

Too often in the New Age spiritual community, supposed “spiritual” behaviors become a surrogate for an individual’s conscious development. Mala beads, yoga poses on the beach, and meditation decor all become how one displays their commitment to the path of conscious aw...