October 20, 2017
In Scott Stabile's latest book, Big Love, all the dots are connected to show us that even through pain, heartache and everyday challenges we can all embrace the power of living with a wide-open heart. By reminding readers that they are not alone in their struggles, Scott offers wisdom from his own journey that allows us to see that choosing love is the most powerful choice we can make for ourselves and humanity.
At a young age, Scott was forced to confront heartache and pain head-on after the murder of his parents at age fourteen and the death of his brother from a heroin overdose nine years later. To cope with the impact of death in his life, Scott buried the reality of his parents death deep inside to be able to deal with the pain. Seeking answers and meaning to life, these tragedies led Scott to join what he describes as a cult for thirteen years. Eventually realizing that the group he had been a part of for over a decade could not offer the growth he needed to fully embrace himself and offer his Big Love to the world, Scott left to connect with his greater purpose in life. By moving through the difficulties in his life, he was able to find the love within himself and emerge stronger and wiser. Scott says, "I hope that my resilience helps others to see that growth and healing are possible, regardless of circumstances. There are gifts in even our greatest sorrows if we're willing to acknowledge them. If we're willing to work at seeing them."
Big Love is full of honest accounts of Scott's life in which the reader will identify, gain perspective and understanding of their own lives allowing them to embrace The Power of Living with a Wide-Open Heart.
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April 04, 2022
One of our all time favorite teachers is the late Joseph Campbell. Joseph Campbell was a preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher who had a genius for finding the unifying symbols and metaphors in apparently distinct cultures and traditions. Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, returning always to the source from which all mythology springs: the creative imagination. He had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell, mythology was the “song of the universe, the music of the spheres.”
In the video below, Campbell discusses winged fish, the feathered serpent, the Bodhisattva, and the Christ -- all mythological images of a shift in consciousness. This video is a brief excerpt from interviews filmed with Joseph Campbell shortly before his death in 1987, previously unreleased by the Joseph Campbell Foundation.
March 18, 2022
The Science of Yoga Part 2 examines posture.
Learn more about the scientific effects of meditation on the brain by checking out the work of Harvard Neuroscientist Sara Lazar. Sara Lazar's amazing brain scans show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress.
Watch Sara's TedX talk, "How Meditation Can Reshape Our Brains".
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February 10, 2022
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ―Amit Ray
Yogis have known the importance of the breath for thousands of years. The ancient sages taught us that “prana”, the vital force circulating through us, can be cultivated and channeled through a spectrum of breathing exercises.
Learning to breathe consciously and with awareness can be a valuable tool in helping to restore balance in the mind and body. Utilize the Breath video to create a controlled meditative breath.
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