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Nocioception | Pain

Nociception: Physiological pain component, which consists of the processes of transduction, transmission, and modulation of neural...

Interoception 2: Contraction

Interoception is the sense that answers the question: "How am I feeling?" in any given moment. It is one of our lesser known senses....

Hearing

Mindfulness is a kind of non-judgmental awareness we bring into every moment. We can pin our attention on just about anything. I enjoy...

Less Stupid

Last night, my son snuck into my room, grabbed my laptop from the desk by the door and slipped out. I checked my watch. It was 2:47 a.m....

On Guns

I was raised in the ghetto. Today we call it the “inner-city,” “the urban core,” “neighborhoods of concentrated disadvantage,” “post...

On Love & Sex

I evolved from a passionate young man into a renunciate. I grew into celibacy. Many who walk the contemplative path arrive at this...

What's in Your Cart?

Each month, I fast for three or more days. Fasting triggers ketosis. When this happens, the body converts fats in the liver into ketones...

The Dark Night of the Soul

On Christmas Eve, I called my big sister from the airport in Houston on my way to Cozumel. I could hear a deep sadness in her voice. I...

Compassionate Communication

Communication is not a skill most of us were taught explicitly. "The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We...

Gratitude

Practicing gratitude can be transformative. This simple practice gives me the lift I need to rise above challenges and weather...

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