Tag Archives: Spirituality

The Skeptic’s Guide to Enlightenment

Here’s my most recent post on Psychology Today, The Skeptic’s Guide to Enlightenment: How to Wake Up Without Losing Your Mind. It explores the difference between skepticism and cynicism, and the value of doubt on the path to wisdom. The trouble with spirituality for many people is the call for faith, and blind belief in things we have not experienced ourselves. But what if it’s possible to be skeptical and open at the time, discerning but also curious? What if this integration could change your life? Read it here.

How Do You Live? A New Video Series

Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 10.24.59 AMIt was such a pleasure speaking to the British filmmaker, Magda Pniewska, for her inspirational new video series, How Do You Live? Magda asked me to talk about personal adversity, and how it is that life’s greatest challenges sometimes wake us up to our true potential. We discussed the power of gratitude and the virtues of surrender in the face of the unknown.  Here is a link to our interview. I hope you enjoy it.

Writing to Awaken: Now Available in Paperback

WritingtoAwaken-CF.inddWriting to Awaken: A Journey of Truth, Transformation, and Self-Discovery

An inspirational investigation of the self through expressive writing, guiding you along the path of awakening through radical truth-telling and self-inquiry. More information.

 

Living Forever is the Best Revenge

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This past weekend in New York City, nearly a thousand people from around the world gathered with the sole purpose of figuring out how to live forever.  The Global Future Congress (GF2045: Towards a New Strategy for Human Evolution) is the brainchild of Dmitry Itskov, a wealthy, 32-year-old Russian Internet entrepreneur committed to moving humankind to the only sustainable future he believes is possible: Continue reading