If our fire is burning brightly, we trust, we listen, we stay fully present, and we risk being vulnerable. And, ideally, once we have absorbed all that we believe will nourish us, we release, sidestep, or let go of anything that will not serve us.
You can start out with an easy technique that requires no equipment called “16 seconds.” I’ve taught it to more than 200,000 people around the world, and it’s based on the ancient technique of mindful breathing popularized by the Buddha 2,600 years ago.
It’s easy to become overwhelmed in our every day lives, but the best way to move towards clarity is to look in our lives through the lenses of the 5 realms. This process will allow us to gain clarity on our needs and desires, what we’re holding on to that no longer serves us, what … Continue reading Five Realms of Transformation Guided Meditation→
Air is about movement and flow – the divine circulation of the universe and the flow that exists within each one of us as we channel the divine and express god is through our daily contemplations and interactions.
Practicing meditation on a daily basis allows you to weave silence and stillness into your mind and body to create a life of greater compassion and fulfillment – not only for others, but for YOURSELF, as well.
In many Eastern philosophies, there is a term for purpose in life – known as dharma (pronounced dar- mah), which comes from the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit and literally means “pillar” — that which upholds. There are hundreds of definitions for this word which is now part of our lexicon thanks to a TV … Continue reading Discovering Your Dharma Guided Meditation→
Welcome to a brand new week! It’s easy to get confused over setting an intention. Should it be big? Or small? Attainable? Or beyond reach? Should it be about me or another person? But if the definition of intention is simply to have in mind a purpose or plan to direct the mind—to aim—then there … Continue reading Power of Intention Guided Meditation→
You can begin your daily practice with any questions or any prayer you feel like starting with. It’s common to begin by asking ourselves a series of questions known as the soul questions. They are explored in greater depth in the book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga. The questions are: Who am I? What … Continue reading Ask These 3 Questions Before you Meditate→
It’s a new week, spiritual warriors!!! Let’s use it to our advantage to truly put our attention on what we’re feeling… physically, emotionally, mentally… recognize it, name it, draw attention to it, then gently let it go. Happy meditating! Peace. -davidji
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source! We live each moment of our life through the ebb and flow of emotions. It’s almost as if each beat of our heart, and every breath we take, move us in one direction or another. The phone rings – a feeling sparks, and a thought pours in; … Continue reading How Do We Learn to Understand Our Emotions?→
A day doesn’t have to be productive to be good. An unproductive day, a day with self-care and comfort can be just as good. Don’t introduce judgment into what is. Accept and go with the flow. Things are good when you decide they are. All is well. ―Akiroq Brost Enjoy! Peace. -davidji
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source! In Vedanta, the ancient Indian philosophy of self-realization, there is a school of thought known as Advaita (pronounced add-veye-ta), a Sanskrit term for “non-duality.” According to Advaita, one-ness is the only reality. Everything else is an illusion, known in Sanskrit as maya. An important part of this … Continue reading Did You Know that Mind + Body + Spirit = 1?→
Awakening forgiveness should be a gentle process. Especially when emotions are high. Remind yourself that LOVE is the most powerful healing force in the universe. It begins with examining ourselves, our actions, our words and our physical body. Only then, once we’ve identified the need to forgive ourselves, that we can forgive others. We are … Continue reading Awakening Forgiveness Guided Meditation→
You are never alone or helpless. The force that guides the stars guides you too. – Shrii Shrii Anandamurti Join me in making a personal commitment to carry the essence of sattwa (purity) this week – steady, calm and peaceful. You are what we think because with your thoughts you create your world; therefore, speak or … Continue reading Accessing Your Purity Guided Meditation→
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the scientific results meditation has on the brain. The newest brain science has shown very specifically how meditation affects our brains. In the groundbreaking 2012 Yale stress study published in the online journal Biological Psychiatry, researchers found that stressful life events such as … Continue reading This is Your Brain on Meditation→
Welcome, Spiritual Warriors to this week’s edition of The Source on rumination versus reflection. We’ve been discussing these concepts in my Masters of Wisdom & Meditation Teacher Training this week, and I thought it was an important enough distinction to share with the Sweetspot Community. At it’s best, rumination is a conditioned pattern; at its worst … Continue reading Am I Reflecting or Ruminating?→
Energy can be changed, transformed and expressed in other ways — but it can’t be destroyed. There’s probably some emotional turbulence bothering you, something you’re obsessing about, and in essence this energy is mastering us. But we can learn to master it! Release that emotional charge and transform it into emotional healing. Enjoy!!! Peace. -davidji (Photo Credit: Photo … Continue reading Mastering Your Emotional Energy Weekend Meditation→
Happy new year, spiritual warriors!!! And, welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore how the divine principle of REbirth applies to our every day life. Did you know that with every breath we are reborn? We all would like to turn back the clock to a moment in time or … Continue reading How does the principle of REbirth apply to my life?→
Try this 7-minute Mindful Moment In your car before you leave for work At your desk to break up the day To focus before you take an exam When you pick up the kids from school When you get home from work but before you go into the house. Introduce this pattern interrupt into your … Continue reading 7-minute Mindful Moment Weekend Meditation→
This week’s guided meditation focuses on intention setting for the holidays, the new year, two years from now… whatever feels right to you. The Divine Principle of Awareness teaches us to aim at one target at a time. A common misunderstanding regarding intention setting is that the more targets we can aim at, the higher … Continue reading Setting Intentions for the New Year→
Greetings Spiritual Warriors! And welcome to another edition of The Source. This week, we continue the journey of making peace with our past – a process that impacts all of us – because each of us is holding onto some aspect of the past that prevents us from moving forward. Are you holding onto something … Continue reading Making Peace with Your Past→
All that we are arises from our thoughts, with our thoughts we create the world. Meditation is that key. Each of us is holding onto something from our past that keeps us awake at night, and is standing in the way of deeper fulfillment or peace of mind. Healing is when we allow the universe’s … Continue reading Making Peace with the Past Weekend Meditation→
As we move through the month of December, we celebrate all the teachers, coaches, Masters, gurus, rishis, and guides who have graced the world with light and love. Some of the most profound messengers of peace, awakening, and truth have graced the planet for thousands of years; and as we have evolved and grown over … Continue reading Removing Obstacles Weekend Meditation→
Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! 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 When an Obstacle Derails Your Plans→
Happy Monday, spiritual warrior! Let’s explore the sacred energetic connections within our body. In the ancient wisdom traditions, the Sacred Powers of Transformation were located in seven distinct energy centers located in the physical body. Ancient India referred to these energy centers as chakras (translated as “turnings” or “wheels”), and it was believed that these seven … Continue reading What are chakras, and what do I do with them?→