I've been blogging since 2006. The archives on this site go back to 2011.
It's been an incredible journey, with ten years in Africa, two years in Costa Rica and the adventure continues.
LET YOUR LIFE SPEAK
I send out brief notes a few times per month, designed to inspire and equip you to live a more harmonious and integrated life. Come join me on the journey!
Check the Archives to see past updates.
The Gift of Mindfulness Awareness and focus are the natural results of deliberately training your subconscious through the practice of mindfulness. They rarely come to us by chance. 90% of our thoughts and actions throughout the day happen subconsciously, as habits of our mind. If you want to transform your life, you have to transform your…Read More
Shine So Bright Back in 2011, I wrote a short blog about called Sweet Discipline. Self-discipline has always been a source of joy rather than pain in my life. Discipline has afforded me healthier relationships, excellent physical health, and meaningful work. I’ve long been attracted to the concept of being a monk or priest because I’m…Read More
DANDAPANI Dandapani is a Hindu monk. He lived at a cloistered monastery in Hawaii for over a decade. Now he travels the world teaching, coaching Fortune 500 exects, doing TED talks and generally continuing his journey as a Saivite Hindu priest. I recently learned of Dandapani when I saw a video on YouTube from Wired for Wonder where he gave his Energy Alchemist…Read More
The Future of Communication As a Brand Architect, I understand that one of the most crucial dynamics of the Brand Experience is the way in which you communicate with your audience. Like any relationship, communication is the medium for connection. I believe technology can, and should enhance our life experience. And it can certainly enhance the…Read More
The Ineffable God I’m very deliberate about not hovering over our kids or trying to control them. Rather, I want to give them the space to manifest the ineffable song that plays in their hearts. I’ve resolved that “parents” are what we call the “chief influencers in our early development”. So my efforts go towards…Read More
I understand why people are reluctant to talk about politics, especially in the current political atmosphere. It so often fuels negativity, anger and conflict. I believe that is largely due to the nature of our President-Elect. When we speak of someone like Gandhi or Mother Teresa, emotions of peace, love, empathy and benevolence are evoked.…Read More
I’ve been a philanthropist and activist my whole life. It’s part of my identity. It derives from my profound love and reverence for our human existence and the gift of the magnificent cosmos in which we dwell. Over the last four years or so, my perspective on activism has evolved considerably. I wrote about that…Read More
Our friend Jonathan Olinger at HUMAN recently wrote and directed the latest Alicia Keys video, Let Me In. The film is a tribute to the refugee crisis around the world. There are more refugees today than at any other time in history. Half of them are children. Despite all our technical advances, the exponential growth of these…Read More
The country of Bhutan protects 51% of it’s land for conservation, ensures that 60% of the land is covered in forests and is one of the top ten most bio diverse countries on the planet. What does Bhutan value? Costa Rica’s national slogan is “pura vida”, meaning “pure life”. 25% of their land is protected…Read More