#25 Timeless (No BS) Lessons to Live a Better Life

Is the glass half empty or half full? I’m sure you’ve heard of this expression. It’s a simple concept and it carries its weight in truth. To live, breathe, and embody the belief that the glass is half-full is another story. Today I wanted to help you understand, and in no particular order, why this …

#24 The Stoic Warrior — Words to Heal the Spirit

I am fascinated by the Roman Empire. In particular, I have a keen interest in Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius was one of the important figures in Stoicism. His philosophy, also known as Meditations was never intended to be published, rather they were sources of wisdom to guide him through his own journey of self-improvement.

#23 Gratitude, Mortality, & Disaster – A Perspective on Healing

We live in interesting times. Our world is at a standstill. Our economy is temporarily silent, people are dying, and families everywhere are trying to make light with a single matchstick. Tough times are upon us. I say, invite the struggle. See it as a blessing. Take this time to make your mind stronger, more …

#21 How to Stay Sane During a Pandemic

What we think, how we think it, and the ensuing actions that follow, especially during times of disparity, matter. The Coronavirus is serious and all measures and recommendations given by the experts should not be taken lightly, but what I think is also serious is the perpetual onslaught of digital fear that we ingest from …

#5 Lessons in Zen with Bruce Lee

The word Zen has been thrown around in spiritual circles for some time now. Have you ever wondered what Zen actually means? I have, so I did some research. Zen is essentially the pathway to a deeper understanding of oneself. Philosophy means knowledge, so Zen Philosophy is the knowledge of deeper understanding.

#2 Vipassana Meditation — Living a Monk’s Life for 10 Days

Vipassana is a meditation technique of seeing things as they really are. Through stark observation and concentration, the focus remains on the sensations of the body and through this, one develops non-reactive understanding and insight into the subtle and gross changes that the body exhibits during meditation.

#1 A Lesson From the Fog

Drenched in an eerie thick blanket of fog with misty sprinkles all along the Bay. San Francisco was solemn, grey, and with an almost somber feeling of dismay. Even though it was a Thursday, Clement street was empty, desolate, and littered with a tinge of darkness. This is the San Francisco I’ve grown to know, …