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Relax, Release & Relief Weekend Meditation

Photo by Julie Steelman Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! If you’ve found yourself caught up in the swirl of family, work, kids, pets, stress, LIFE…  this weekend let’s practice extreme self-care with this Relax, Release & Relief Weekend Meditation. Then treat yourself to something special!!! Enjoy a massage, take a long walk on the beach, beautify your … Continue reading Relax, Release & Relief Weekend Meditation


The 10 Commandments of Osho – What codes do you live by?

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore various moral codes people live by, including the 10 “commandments” of Osho. What set of codes do you live by? Maybe it’s the Ten Commandments or the Four Agreements or the Seven Spiritual Laws. Or perhaps you live by the Golden Rule or … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Osho – What codes do you live by?


Fire of Emotional Freedom Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! This weekend let’s return to our most divine, infinite state — stoke the fire of emotional freedom. Allow yourself to surrender to the fire of transformation — let go of what no longer serves you — and invite your true self to shine through. Forgive and love yourself with this meditation. … Continue reading Fire of Emotional Freedom Weekend Meditation


Awaken Your Best Version Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Welcome to this week’s guided meditation. Each day, we SELF-domesticated ourselves as we created agreements in our mind of who we should and shouldn’t be, and what we should and shouldn’t do. And at a certain point that became engrained into every muscle in our body – every fiber of our … Continue reading Awaken Your Best Version Weekend Meditation


This Too Shall Pass Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Welcome to this weekend’s meditation in which we place attention on the adage, “this too shall pass.” Life is filled with peaks and valleys, rabbit holes, long climbs, highs and lows, crossroads and dead ends; we can use this powerful tool when we find ourselves stuck, unwilling to on, when we … Continue reading This Too Shall Pass Weekend Meditation


How Do You Know if It’s a Sign or Merely a Thought?

Hello, Spiritual Warrior, welcome to this edition of The Source in which we explore tips for distinguishing thoughts from signs from the Universe. Coincidences are the universe tapping you on the shoulder whispering to pay attention! As we live our lives in the material realm, coincidences are “signs from the universe” that we are actually united with realms … Continue reading How Do You Know if It’s a Sign or Merely a Thought?


When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Source in which we explore treating every precious moment as a teacher. 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, we have resonated with differing voices and different messages depending … Continue reading When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears


Mastering Uncertainty Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Om Moksha Ritam Happy weekend Spiritual Warrior!!! Let’s allow clarity to unfold this weekend by settling uncertainty about something in your life that is creating anxiety, pain, or emotional turbulence.  We can start this process by identifying a starting point and an end point of the issue, which allows us to begin to grasp … Continue reading Mastering Uncertainty Weekend Meditation


Manifesting Dreams Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Let’s dive into this weekend’s meditation on manifesting dreams. If you’ve been following me on Facebook, you’ve seen some amazing photos of our first ever Manifesting Your Dream Life Weekend Workshop. (If not, you can follow me here!) It’s been a truly moving and transformational experience for 30 spiritual warriors on … Continue reading Manifesting Dreams Weekend Meditation


Aham Brahmasmi, Baby! Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Aham brahmasmi Aloha, spiritual warrior!!! This weekend I’m in magical Oahu teaching at the Wanderlust Festival — wow!!! the LOVING vibe is palpable here. Check out my live stream video on facebook “kulia i ka nu’u” which means, strive to be your best — where I guide you through the coastline forest of the Wanderlust camp out … Continue reading Aham Brahmasmi, Baby! Weekend Meditation


All NEW Secrets of Meditation is now available!!!

Welcome Spiritual Warrior!!! Five chapters, and 150 pages later… I’m excited to announce that the second edition of my award-winning book Secrets of Meditation is launching in March. But the best part? You can pre-order your copy on Amazon today and get it before everyone else!!! In 2012, I wrote Secrets of Meditation as an invitation for … Continue reading All NEW Secrets of Meditation is now available!!!


Cultivating Right Speech Weekend Meditation

Artwork by Kari Anapol www.bloominglotusstudio.com Mantra: Sankalpa samma vaca We live in a crucial time of identifying needs & consciously sharing them. Not so easy when we reflect on all the ama – the toxic residue – we leave out there throughout the day… in emails, texts, phone calls, and innocent conversations. The Buddha taught 2600 … Continue reading Cultivating Right Speech Weekend Meditation


Healing Your Heart (Anahata) Weekend Meditation

Photo by Nancy MacLeod Mantra: Om Yum Ritam To find your heart, or anahata, chakra simply place your hand on your heart. That’s where your loving energy radiates from. This is your center of compassion. This is where your ability to be peace, love unconditionally, trust in the divine, and, most important, to forgive reside. … Continue reading Healing Your Heart (Anahata) Weekend Meditation


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Getting Lighter Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, spiritual warrior! Join me this weekend in getting lighter. This week we’ve been exploring several scientific studies that I outline in my book “destressifying.” You can watch my most recent video on the subject here. Researchers have shown that a regular meditation practice actually changes the physical structure of our brains by shrinking that … Continue reading Getting Lighter Weekend Meditation


How Meditation Affects Your Brain & Shrinks Your Amygdala!

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the scientific results meditation has on the brain. Imagine that some random stranger rushes up to you and starts yelling unintelligible words right in your face! You might interpret it as a scary, potentially violent threat. And you’d have all the emotions that … Continue reading How Meditation Affects Your Brain & Shrinks Your Amygdala!


A Holiday Blessing to You

Share this holiday blessing with your friends! Good tidings spiritual warrior!! Do you know how beautiful you are? I think not my dear… But I can feel your courage right here in the sweetspot as you step into your power thousands of miles away I can hear your mighty voice expressing your tender heart with divine whispers … Continue reading A Holiday Blessing to You


Release All that Weighs You Down Weekend Meditation

The truth you believe in and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new. -Pema Chödrön Mantra: Om ganapataye namaha Today is the seventh day of my retreat in Maya Tulum with 40 spiritual warriors going deep into the Five Realms of Existence and exploring the fifth Pancha Mahabhuta, prithvi, or earth. This master element represents the … Continue reading Release All that Weighs You Down Weekend Meditation


Heart-opening Sutras Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Om Yam Ritam Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. ―Maya Angelou Happy weekend, Spiritual Warriors! I’ve landed in my other SweetSpot of the Universe — Tulum, Mexico — for my 7-day Get … Continue reading Heart-opening Sutras Weekend Meditation


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Slowing the Swirl Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: lennox_mcdough via Compfight cc Share this meditation with your friends! Mantra: So hum Happy weekend, spiritual warriors! So much of our lives is a giant swirl of family, work, kids, friends, commutes, grocery shopping, cooking, dog walking, holidays, texting, facebooking, and more. This weekend, let’s take some time to slow down… to nourish our … Continue reading Slowing the Swirl Weekend Meditation


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


Relieve Anxiety Now: Take a Time-in!

Welcome to this week’s edition to The Source, on how to find your center and relieve anxiety now! We’ve all heard the term “TIME-OUT!” It’s part of almost every sport or athletic competition. It’s the ultimate pattern interrupt used to refresh, get clear, plan a new play, stop the momentum that’s building against us, or … Continue reading Relieve Anxiety Now: Take a Time-in!


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Healing Energy of Love Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Moksha ananda ritam You are a conduit of healing energy of love. I can’t think of anything our world needs … right now, in this exact moment … more than healing and love. This week, let’s turn our attention and intention to healing ourselves, sending healing energy to our family, for our friends, even for … Continue reading Healing Energy of Love Weekend Meditation


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Manifesting All You Desire Weekend Meditation

Artwork by Kari Anapol View more of her art at www.bloominglotusstudio.com Mantra: Om Ram Ritam This weekend let’s focus on the manifestation process so we can watch all of our seeds burst through the soil and begin their process of reaching for the sky. You have your dreams and visions – you’ve set your intentions…and … Continue reading Manifesting All You Desire Weekend Meditation


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Am I Doing It Right? Free Video Series – Video 3

Aham brahmasmi, Spiritual Warriors! My free video series is on a roll! The THIRD video is now available. Thank you for watching video 1 and video 2, and if you left a comment thank you for sharing your story with the community. Every meditation is a unique combination of experiences. And, only a few things can happen when … Continue reading Am I Doing It Right? Free Video Series – Video 3


Opening Our Energy Centers (Chakra Affirmations) Weekend Meditation

Love the artwork? Meet artist Simon Haiduk. Mantras: Aham Brahmasmi When our energy centers, or chakras, are open and vibrant we are abundantly rich in the vital life force, known in Sanskrit as “prana.” We feel grounded, inspired, energized, loving, kind, grateful, intuitive, and connected to source. When energy becomes stagnant in one or more of these … Continue reading Opening Our Energy Centers (Chakra Affirmations) Weekend Meditation


The Healing Space Weekend Meditation

Artwork by Kari Anapol; www.bloominglotusstudio.com Mantra: Om Akasha Ritam Discover that healing space within. We cannot solve a problem from the same level of consciousness that created it. But when we perceive there is a problem in our life, we create a constriction. It’s what happens next that truly constricts us. We have thoughts of … Continue reading The Healing Space Weekend Meditation


Letting the Light In Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: Maiara Bolsson via Compfight cc Mantra: Om Moksha Ananda Ritam Peaches the Buddha Princess teaches us, “Resist nothing and receive unconditional love.” As we step into a new year, we have an opportunity to open our heart and give to this world all of our beauty. To step into the bold new 2016 version … Continue reading Letting the Light In Weekend Meditation


Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! & welcome to another edition of The Source!! There’s a lot of darkness in the world right now… a lot of sadness… hopelessness… frustration… loss… and fear. But moments like these are jewels from which we can change our internal conversation & ultimately our outer dialog. This week, let’s awaken our most … Continue reading Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude


I Am the Universe Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Aham Brahmasmi Sometimes in our lives there are speed bumps, other times roadblocks, often times tall walls, and occasionally a door slammed shut. In my new book destressifying: The Real-World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind, I show you how we can use each obstacle in our life – regardless … Continue reading I Am the Universe Weekend Meditation


Softening to Oneness – Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend Spiritual Warriors! Even your breathing can transform a stressful moment into a destressified one. When you’re feeling a bit harsh, or impatient, or judgmental, or angry… just slip into heart breathing. You can do this for a few minutes ANYTIME you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed. You can practice it as a daily meditation … Continue reading Softening to Oneness – Weekend Meditation


Karmic Reflection Weekend Meditation

    Mantra: Sankalpa Karma is all about witnessing our decisions, observing our choices, and watching what we think, say, and do. When we witness our choices and spend time in the unconditioned aspect of our Being, we make more conscious choices going forward. That’s why ending our guided meditations with a silent meditation is so powerful – because then … Continue reading Karmic Reflection Weekend Meditation


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Stepping into Uncertainty Weekend Meditation

“Il n’est pas certain que tout soit incertain. (Translation: It is not certain that everything is uncertain.)” ―Blaise Pascal Certainty is overrated since there isn’t certainty in anything in life. We try to convince ourselves of certainty by trying to assert control. But, if we can become better friends with the concept of uncertainty, we can move … Continue reading Stepping into Uncertainty Weekend Meditation


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Open the Door of Transformation – Weekend Meditation

“You are what your deep, driving desire is. As you desire, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.”  — Brihadaranyaka Upanishad In Sanscrit “manipura” means the city of jewels; it is your power within, your energy center, and helps drive you toward your deepest desires — transforming the building blocks of … Continue reading Open the Door of Transformation – Weekend Meditation


Letting Go of a Dream – Weekend Meditation

In dreams we defy the laws of nature – we can do anything and everything without consequences. But what about the dreams you’ve held on to throughout your life? Are you holding onto a dream that is no longer nurturing? If your vision has derailed and what you once thought you’d have, hasn’t materialized, then it’s time to … Continue reading Letting Go of a Dream – Weekend Meditation


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Moving Through Change Meditation Video

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! And welcome to a week of moving through change! Are you going through some changes? Do you find yourself resisting? Change is the continuous constant in this kooky swirl of life of ours & we all respond differently to it. Some of us are naturally more flexible than others and handle change … Continue reading Moving Through Change Meditation Video


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Teaching at Unplug Meditation in Los Angeles!

Excited to announce that I’ll be leading meditation once a month at Unplug Meditation in Los Angeles! You can learn more about Unplug here, and check out the schedule here. unplug meditation is a guided-meditation studio that offers 30- and 45-minute drop-in classes in a clean, modern and calming atmosphere. Our inspirational guides will effortlessly move … Continue reading Teaching at Unplug Meditation in Los Angeles!


Manifesting Your Dreams Weekend Guided Meditation

Identify a challenge you face in each of the five realms – physical, emotional, material, relationship, and spiritual – and pinpoint the quality that would help you overcome the challenge. Then call upon an archetypal figure that resonates with you – a person in your life (living or dead), a mythical character, or anyone who … Continue reading Manifesting Your Dreams Weekend Guided Meditation


Present Moment Meditation Video

Welcome Spiritual Warriors! I was in Amsterdam for several days, and created this present moment meditation video. For the next 23 weeks, leading up to the release of de•stressifying: The Real-World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind we will journey into the depths of your soul connecting to the present moment and taking our … Continue reading Present Moment Meditation Video


Soul Light Weekend Guided Meditation

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” –Winston Churchill Have a great weekend warriors and I’ll see you in the GAP! peace.–davidji   Are you searching for meaning, looking to deepen your practice, or interested in learning how to tap into your inner healer? Join me this … Continue reading Soul Light Weekend Guided Meditation


Gifts of Transformation

New Year, New You! Purchase a Holiday Exclusive Package and receive a “Setting Your Course Guided Meditation Package” as a value add-on. The perfect way to transition into 2015! VIEW THE HOLIDAY EXCLUSIVE PACKAGES HERE! Please join Tulku in the Art of Transformation. Honor your loved one’s journey with amulets that support their dreams. Now … Continue reading Gifts of Transformation


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