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LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE ON SOUNDWISE Nature has seasons. Your body and energy system have cycles. They exist for a good reason. On your journey to fulfill your purpose on earth, there’re also cycles. I call them “dharma cycles”. The dharma cycle consists of three phases– transformation, transition, and service. Your job in each phase of the cycle is different. And when you’re aware of the phase you are in and align your actions with…

LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE ON SOUNDWISE Most of us are driven by two conflicting desires: on one hand we want to feel we’re special. The whole mission of the ego is to maintain an individual identify that makes you feel separate from the rest. Being special feels good in that sense. But on the other hand, most time we’re unwilling to make the choices which make that specialness come out and shine. There’re lots of…

LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE ON SOUNDWISE 99% of the world suffers from low self esteem, in one form or another. If you think you’re the only person carrying that burden, it’s because everyone is so good at pretending. Because we’re all taught that to succeed you need to be confident and believe in yourself. If you doubt yourself and doubt yourself often…of your worth and your capability, that’s the sign of a healthy human. If…

Any creation process has two essential aspects: inspiration and execution, which corresponds to the masculine and feminine energetic qualities in each of us. You need both the masculine and the feminine qualities to bring any new creation into being, just like in the creation of a new life. As a society we culturally worship the masculine. In school and work, we are taught mainly to speak the language of the masculine–i.e., structure, hard work, analysis,…

Hey guys, this is episode Eight of the True Voyage soundcast and today I want to talk about…delays. Have you had the feeling that going through life is like being stuck in traffic? You’re never going anywhere that you want to go fast enough and you wonder, well, when exactly is this going to happen? When am I going to finally reach my goals? Or is this ever going to happen at all? Sometimes life…

A member of my writers’ group asked me this question: Hello, I just self-published a novel. It’s not doing so well… About 150 people have bought it nationwide but I want MORE people to know my book. No one really know who I am. I’ve always wanted to be an author but now it’s getting really stressful… I cannot afford to market my book but I have posted blogs, posted my book on Instagram, Facebook…

The new year started in a whirlwind. I wrote three essays over the holidays. Two of them got on media outlets of high traffic volume. The third one was picked up on the front page of another popular website. Visits to my blog grew in leaps and bounds. I got more email followers in the first week of 2015 than in the past 12 months combined. The sudden popularity felt surreal. I haven’t changed after…