Tag Archives: conscious eating

This is Water | Why Meditate

This is Water. I love the story this video/speech opens with it. It’s a classic I’ve used often. What I love most about this video is, for me, it answers the question: Why meditate. People ask me all the time, “Why? Why would I want to sit…?” Here’s my answer. It’s this simple. To see… […]

The Virtue of Exertion

Meditation isn’t the sitting yogi style, eyes closed, deep in stillness. Okay, it is but it isn’t exclusively. It’s really a state of presence, a quality of being-ness. It’s in the sitting as much as in the “chopping wood and carrying water.” As you may know, if you’ve read my books or been to an […]

Meditation Made Easy Enhances Training, Speeds Recovery and Boosts Muscle

Meditation…Come on, everyone’s doing it! The mere mention of it can trigger violent resistance in many high-achievers. I can hear the collective, “ugggghhhhh….,” now. “I’m already challenged with finding the time to train, who the hell’s got the time to just sit every day?” If you’re not meditating you’re likely mistaken as to what meditation […]

How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too An Exercise in Conscious Eating

“How to Have Your Cake and Eat it Too” is a favorite, and also somewhat disturbing, exercise from the pages of Strength for LIFE. (To be precise, it’s found on page 97.) As you’ll read, it’s a simple and seemingly easy practice that can also be fun. Fun in that it’s a wild ride, awakening […]