Transient Hypofrontality calm down the mind

Transient Hypofrontality – The Scientifically Verified way to Get out of Your Head

Thoughts racing too much and feel like the monkey mind has taken over? Can’t focus and too many distractions? Inner critic in your head running wild and won’t give you a break? So many of us struggle with a mind that, quite simply, won’t shut the fuck up. Regardless of what we do there’s a … Continue reading Transient Hypofrontality – The Scientifically Verified way to Get out of Your Head

The Brain Dump – How to clear your mind and relax

I speak to a lot of people who are stressed out, anxious, and frustrated about some area of their life - with no way to release it.  They carry this stress around with themselves day in, day out, occasionally letting go by venting or waiting until it’s unbearable and they explode.  For example the other … Continue reading The Brain Dump – How to clear your mind and relax

Gasoline vs. Logs – How to build and maintain high energy levels

I have VERY high energy levels. I’ve always been a jittery, talkative, bouncy and positive person bursting with energy and enthusiasm. Much of this is natural - I’ve always been this way and it’s the disposition I was born with. As a child I was diagnosed with ADHD - key letter in here being the … Continue reading Gasoline vs. Logs – How to build and maintain high energy levels

There will always be excuses to fall back on (if you allow them to)

Just because you have an excuse doesn't mean that you need to take it There are always a never ending list of excuses that come to mind with why you shouldn’t do something - there’s usually only a few reasons why you should. I recently read the book “The Drawing of Three” by Stephen King, … Continue reading There will always be excuses to fall back on (if you allow them to)

Getting lucky takes practice

Getting Lucky Takes Practice

"Gaining enlightenment is an accident. Spiritual practice simply makes us accident-prone.” - Suzuki Roshi There’s a famous story in the world of Zen Buddhism where the Zen master says to the student “Enlightenment is an accident.” To this the student stands up and yells in frustration, “Accident! You’re telling me that it’s all an accident?! If that’s … Continue reading Getting Lucky Takes Practice

Bring it back to awareness present moment muscle meditation

Bring it back – Building the Present Moment Muscle

Today I want to clarify an important point about meditation. For some reason there is an idea that meditation means to “stop thinking” or to “clear the mind”. I've met many people who try meditation for the first time and have this perception of thoughtlessness…and then when they try and notice their mind racing they … Continue reading Bring it back – Building the Present Moment Muscle