What is Your Synonym for Meditation?

Wikipedia states “Meditation is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness. “ I believe that most people would agree with this definition. Whether they/I understand it or not, is another matter. After all, consciousness is better...

Is Relaxation Healthier than Meditation?

Many people meditate to improve their health. It is an excellent practice for that purpose. HOWEVER, one can derive much greater benefit if they are very relaxed in the process. Wait a minute, aren’t I relaxed when I’m meditating? Are you, or are you working so much...

Does My Soul Have an Ego?

That depends. Are we discussing in this life or outside of this life? If we are discussing the soul outside of this life, I would say that my soul has a personality (its individualized quirks and nuances), not an ego. If we are talking about within this earth-bound...

Am I My Ego?

For many years I believed that I was my ego and that my soul was my higher self. Many people share this belief. I regularly hear people ask, “Do I have a soul?” The “I” in that question is typically what they consider to be their body, brain and associated mind...

Would You Rather Think or Know?

I’m so much wiser when I don’t think. Why is that? I used to pride myself on my ability to logically think and deduce the correct answer. People considered me smart and generally followed my advice. I was respected, which caused me to feel good about myself. I...