The Liberating Notion of Focusing on your Needs instead of your Image

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned To buy things they don’t want To impress people they don’t like Even though many ascribe this quote to Will Smith, it was Robert Quillen who first said this. And he had a good point. But rather than putting the quote, together with a photo of Mr. Quillen, … More The Liberating Notion of Focusing on your Needs instead of your Image

Why It Is Hard To Stay Mindful When The Fountain of Youth Is Bubbling Inside You

It is hard to stay mindful when the fountain of youth is bubbling inside you. This was the first sentence I wrote on my phone on my way back home from a 10-day meditation retreat in rural Belgium. I cannot consciously recall how this formulation formed in my head; probably my unconscious mind picked the phrase … More Why It Is Hard To Stay Mindful When The Fountain of Youth Is Bubbling Inside You