Jeff Godfrey

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10 Risks Happy People Take Every Day

<i>“You cannot protect yourself from sadness<br>without protecting yourself from happiness.”<br>―Jonathan Foer</i><p>Almost two decades ago, somewhat as a joke since …

Creating Social Change Through Inner Change: Meditation and Meaningful Work

The other night I had a chance to sit down with Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, one of the foremost Buddhist teachers working on transformational activism today. We sipped on wine and she let me interrogate her about her work bringing the grounding practice of meditation into the activist world. As …

Pointing at the Moon: The Essence of Meditation Practice.

<i>Without a meditation practice, you’re not really a yogi.</i><p>I made that statement in an article earlier this month, only with “home” in place of …

Why daily practice is important - Everyday Mindfulness

Is daily practice important?<p>I guess it all depends on what you’re doing it for. And what the “it” is.<p>Going to the gym once a week is a great way to …

10 Things You Should Never Say About Yourself

<i>“None but ourselves can free our minds.”<br>―Bob Marley</i><p>When I was a freshman in high school, and struggling to find my way, someone anonymously slipped a …

How to Lucid Dream: 6 Essential Steps

I'm in!<p>What if you could unlock even more hours of your everyday life to do things that you’ve never done before and go places that you’ve never been …

Starting Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice

No matter how much we talk about it, read about it, or study it, putting a mindfulness practice into practice can be challenging. But what are we to …

50 Happiness Quotes to Change the Way You Think

<i>“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”<br>―Abraham Lincoln</i><p>It usually isn’t what you have, where you are, or what you’ve been …

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

Meditation is a Lucid Practice - Lucid Practice

One of the better feelings one can come across is “pure meditation.” The closest I get to “pure meditation” is during savasana at the end of a yoga …

The Art of Meditation [Alan Watts]

10 Things To Stop Doing Today to Be Happier, Backed by Science

I’m fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, …

Why Do We Search For More in Our Lives?

<b>What is my purpose?</b><p>I can’t tell you how many times I have heard people say this, to me or other people recently.<p>People often come to see me when they …

Paulo Coelho

Is Your Ego Your Servant or Your Master?

"I think I'm the most important person in the world, but nobody else thinks it's about me, time doesn't think it's about me, space doesn't think it's about me, the planet doesn't think it's about me," says Prof. Robert Thurman in our book, <i>Be The Change</i>: "It doesn't take much to get the message that …

What is the Ego?

<b>Welcome to Part 17 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses pride and the</b> …

Use the Power of Meditation to Create Wholeness in Your Life

Meditation is a powerful tool for making the connection with body, mind and spirit. In my practice, I meet a great many people who come to me with …