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davidji’s blog focuses on real-world goal setting, time management and stress management. You’ll love his practical integration of meditation, mindfulness, conscious choice making, and ancient wisdom into our real-world, modern-day experiences that will help transform you into the person you want to become.

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Making Conscious Choices

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source on location in Agra, India, on making conscious choices! You may be familiar with these vulnerable and enlightening words of St. Augustine: Often in life, this is why we feel confused and overwhelmed regarding what we really want. We don’t acknowledge that so much of what we … Continue reading Making Conscious Choices


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Practicing the Golden Rule

Mantra: Tat tvam asi The Greeks called it the Golden Rule, and it’s been expressed by many, many different cultures in slightly different ways across time, but the essence of the rule is that if I’m kind to others, I will, in turn, receive kindness. To move beyond the barriers that separate us, shift to seeing … Continue reading Practicing the Golden Rule


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What Stress Does to Your Mind: The Reactive or Ego Response

“90 percent of our physical toxicity is emotionally derived.” —David Simon, MD Welcome, Spiritual Warriors, to this week’s edition of The Source on what stress does to your mind. A couple weeks ago we examined the body’s ancient fight-flight response. I talk about it regularly because stress is such an important topic in our society, and I … Continue reading What Stress Does to Your Mind: The Reactive or Ego Response


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Leaning in the Direction of Your Dreams Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Aham brahmasmi This weekend I’m in Philadelphia speaking at the Hay House I Can Do It! Conference. I’m so excited to connect with everyone in the great City of Brotherly Love!! Philly is a city with a deep and rich American history and has played integral roles in the founding of our nation. It’s a … Continue reading Leaning in the Direction of Your Dreams Weekend Meditation


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Goal Setting: Performing Brilliantly in the Present Moment

Share this video with your friends! Hello Spiritual Warriors!! and welcome to this week’s edition of The Source on goal setting. In his timeless classic Walden, Henry David Thoreau wrote: “We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and did not spend our days in atoning for the neglect of past opportunities. We … Continue reading Goal Setting: Performing Brilliantly in the Present Moment


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Healing Vibrations Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: Old Mister Crow via Compfight cc Mantra: Yaam haam om This week’s healing vibrations meditation will help us lighten our heart and awaken our voices. All compassion starts with self-compassion. If we are not rooting for ourselves in every moment, how can we root for others? If you can’t empathize with your own plight, then you are not … Continue reading Healing Vibrations Weekend Meditation


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Moving Through Life’s Challenges with Greater Ease

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! and welcome to another week of self reflection in The Source. This week we’ve been diving into the power of listening. Listening to the world around you and listening to your Self. But, it’s really hard to listen when the noise around you and the noise inside of you is really loud. It … Continue reading Moving Through Life’s Challenges with Greater Ease


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Tonglen: Becoming a Conduit of Divine Energy

Mantra: Om moksha namaha We have the ability to become a conduit of divine energy — whatever energy we desire. Tonglen is the ancient Buddhist practice of giving and receiving — or energy exchange. When we are calm, relaxed, aware, and unconditioned, that is our energetic expression. Meditation, conscious communication, forgiveness, (self) compassion, and empathy are important … Continue reading Tonglen: Becoming a Conduit of Divine Energy


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Mastering Your Fight or Flight Instinct (And What It Has to Do with Meditation)

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou Hello Spiritual Warriors! & welcome to another issue of The Source – where we transcend our illusions, elevate our strengths and work on mastering our emotions. When we … Continue reading Mastering Your Fight or Flight Instinct (And What It Has to Do with Meditation)


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Accepting this Moment Guided Meditation

Mantra: Aham brahmasmi Accepting this moment is a beautiful teaching with many different levels. It is the root and the foundation of many wisdom traditions including Buddhist compassion teachings, the Law of Least Effort, and Christ Consciousness. But regardless of your orientation to these belief systems, we can always find personal evolution and divine awakening … Continue reading Accepting this Moment Guided Meditation


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Letting Go Clears the Path for New Dreams

“When I let go of who I am, I become who I might be.” –Lao Tzu   Hello Spiritual Warriors! And welcome to another transformational week of learning to resist less so we can receive more! Like the daily practice of meditation – the process of lessening our resistance includes surrendering, accepting, detaching, and then … Continue reading Letting Go Clears the Path for New Dreams


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7 Minutes to Bliss Weekend Meditation

Share this weekend meditation with your friends! Can You See Your Bliss Here?? In one of my favorite movies — “The Shawshank Redemption” — wrongly accused Andy Dufresne (played by Tim Robbins) has a powerful conversation with fellow inmate Red Redding about his dream to escape to a sleepy seaside town in Mexico. He tells Red that the … Continue reading 7 Minutes to Bliss Weekend Meditation


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