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Your Personality: The Benefits of Being an Introvert

There are many areas of study within morphology – the art and science of face reading -  besides the shape of the face and its features. Introversion and Extroversion is one such study that allows us to better understand ourselves and others.   Read more »

I Have A Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: “Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” Read more »

Love Your Self

I recently got an email from my student Brendan, who has been attending my classes for many years. I want to share this with all of you. 

Brendan wrote:  Read more »

Two Paths, Both of Value: Mindful Meditation & Healing Through Mental Imagery

Within the community of universal seekers there is much discussion about mindfulness and imagery, I would like to clarify my views, based on my practice of meditation many a year ago, and my singular dedication to one path for many decades. Read more »

Buddha and ‘I Want Happiness’

The I in Buddhist terms refers to his wanting to rid self of the five “skandhas” (aggregates based on dependencies):  form/matter; sensation/feeling; perception/conception; mental habits (thoughts, projections, prejudices, compulsions, etc.); discernment/consciousness. 

It isn’t likely that Buddha, educated as he was of royal heritage, would have been connected to the Latin/German term ego, which in psychoanalytic thought is not consonant with self (their etymological roots are quite different). Read more »

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