Monthly Archives: June 2009

Discipline

posted by Joshua on June 18, 2009 in Awareness, Blog, Creativity, Fitness, Freedom, Tips

On a scorching August day, running along the Hudson I passed a sign: “Runners: Free T-shirt for Interview.” I stopped and agreed to be interviewed. A sports apparel company was interviewing runners for a commercial. They had constructed a small plywood hut with the cameras inside that was air-conditioned. They had me wear a shirt[…] Keep reading →

Jumping for Joy

posted by Joshua on June 8, 2009 in Awareness, Blog, Fitness, Freedom

By the second day of silence at last week’s five-day meditation retreat, the mental static of everyday thoughts had mostly passed. During the 9am-11am session we switched techniques from focusing on breathing to scanning the body for sensations and letting them pass. After one or two scans I found I could hardly sense anything subtler[…] Keep reading →