A true Conscience is an intrinsic aspect of our being; it needs no reinforcement. I think that a true Conscience, in a sense, has its own life. That is, it appears as needed, organically, in the moment. It can appear as the butterflies in your stomach, the skip in your pulse, the inner sense of knowing.
By Bobby Barzi - Pathwise Contributor I remember sitting in my first manager’s office after a botched attempt at an ad campaign proposal. I was 22 and an eager beaver at my first “real” job looking to please and advance rapidly. In my eagerness, I was absorbed with crossing the finish line– putting far more … Continue reading Do Unto Others…
“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.”
By Jennifer Wison and Joleen Hollow-Bist | Program Founders In recognition of the many wonderful parents in the Pathwise program who have asked about improving their relationship with their family and children based on what they are learning, Pathwise has developed a special program to elevate family life--“Pathwise Parenting - Awakening to Parenthood.” As parents, we want the best future … Continue reading Pathwise Parenting
by Endre Voros 99% of what currently passes for mindfulness today is only the ego having a fantasy about being more mindful. We each allow the ego to narcissistically and pridefully admire itself. Mindfulness is not only a sense of calm or zen bliss. This small part of presence has been overemphasized and again typically … Continue reading The Hard Truths of Mindfulness
Meditation, no matter how it's practiced, is bound to improve one's life. However, as meditation shifts from an esoteric practice to a mainstream pursuit, it's important to analyze its role in our society and the ways in which we use this mind-expanding practice.
by Ali Valdez, Pathwise Contributor In Western yoga circles, there is a highly popularized Indian text, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. It begins with the Sanskrit word, “attah” which means now. Like striking a sleeping match against its box to awaken a flame, the pearl of wisdom goes on to read: Now, begins the practice … Continue reading Mindfulness, The Awakening Art of Everyday Living