Category: Health

Awareness of Death

Awareness of Death
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Sentient beings are aware of their mortality. The awareness of death is what gives life focus and purpose: its limitations. The “Best 3 Months” practice taught at the Conscious Dying Institute asks you to envision yourself with 3 months to live: What would your deathbed self require? This provides a tight focus on priorities, getting all affairs…

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By Purpose May 11, 2019 2

Create Your Own Reality? How Does That Work? (or Not)

Create Your Own Reality? How Does That Work? (or Not)
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People say, ‘”You create your own reality,” but what does that mean?  According to one source it means “You create your reality by your thoughts” “You create your experiences … and become conscious creators” “Every situation you experience … is by your own design” “If you think something, it is.” “Understand that you create your reality and…

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By Mary February 22, 2019 3

Stop Obsessing About Your Purpose

Stop Obsessing About Your Purpose
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If you have the great fortune of being able to consider the question, “What is my purpose in life,” then you are in the top 0.1% of people in the world. Most people struggle daily to provide for themselves and their family the basics of life: food, water, housing, clothing, education and a little comfort.…

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By Purpose June 12, 2017 2

To End Poverty

To End Poverty
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“Your purpose is to end poverty within yourself and to assist in ending poverty in others, not just physical poverty but spiritual poverty, for that is the root of all human suffering—for the rich, for the poor.” —Marshall Vian Summers, Poverty This Thanksgiving, I am grateful that I don’t live in physical poverty. But the poverty…

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By Purpose November 26, 2016 3