Tag: meditation

Why meditate?

Information is Beautiful is a website founded by David McCandless that attempts to convey factual, evidence based information in graphic forms that bring clarity and understanding to the information. There are graphics on a wide […]

Meditation on the road.

I have been meditating regularly for quite a few years now. I usually sit Zazen (Zen meditation) for 1 hour most mornings. Dawn is the best time for me. There is something about the stillness […]

10 stoic guidelines to consider.

My friend Doug Bruns from over at The House I Live In is participating in Stoic Week which begins on October 1st. Go read his post about it. Stoicism, at least modern stoicism examines the […]

Beach Zen.

I recently came across this picture in my Instagram feed and I thought it was pretty cool. Just a group of zen practitioners fooling around at the beach. But also pretty good reminder (for me […]

where the sun falls.

  I have this spot I like to go to. Early in the morning, after I have finished sitting zazen1. Usually sometime between  7 and 9 am, when a shaft of late winter sun falls […]

How to change your mind.

I just listened to a very interesting podcast from Sam Harris the American neuroscientist, philosopher and author. In the podcast he interviews Michael Pollen about his new book ‘How to change your mind‘.