Neuroscience and the Stardust of Enthusiasm

There is an animating factor of life that gives movement to molecules. We are not particles alone.  Stardust has a sparkle. Chemicals churn into structures. Love births enthusiastic people who touch our minds and hearts.   This life-giving source to all matter is...

The Science of Breath

Psychosomatic Medicine is what my old business cards of the 1980’s stated as my profession. It is a great term. ‘Psych’ for mind and ‘soma’ for body. It was the advent of the mind-body revolution in medicine. But without the missing link, it would never go very far....

Defining the ‘Practice of Meditation’

Today let’s discuss and clarify the practice of meditation in a manner that will enable all of us seeking lasting happiness to attain the goal.  First, a quick history lesson. The master text on meditation is the Yoga Sutra, written by the sage Patanjali, twenty-two...

A Perceived Crisis

As you read in my last post, I am inspiring meditators to be more precise in their practice of meditation.  I want to help remedy the failure rate of meditators who are not gaining freedom from fear and doubt.   Who are these meditators? Folks like you and I, who...