my epiphany

Last night, I had an epiphany. It is about the direction where I want to take this blog, about myself as a person and as a writer. I’ve looked back at some of my posts on this blog and had a good laugh at myself. I realized that I may have come off as someone […]






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how to make the right decision every time by following your heart

Decisions, decisions! Modern life presents us with the never ending array of decisions and choices. This has become the norm, one that we deal with repeatedly each day. The decisions vary greatly, from what shoes to put on in the morning, to something much more important, such as career or relationship choices. When we have […]






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how to live in the moment, or why i gave up my iphone

I know this may upset some folks, but then, this is not a popularity contest. Today, I gave up my iPhone. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I love the iPhone and it brought me much joy throughout the years. Not to try to oversell the iPhone, it is a marvel of technology. […]






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what is the purpose of life?

Why am I here? What is my purpose and what is the purpose of life itself, are all ageless questions. The answers are as diverse as the people who are pondering them. If you’re still wondering how to find your purpose in life, I’ll show you in a few simple steps. When someone asked a […]






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everything you need to know about vipassana meditation technique

Why Meditate Meditation is not easy. It requires much patience and determination. It may leave us dissatisfied and frustrated. It’s much harder than getting in front of the TV or the computer. So why meditate at all? Why make time and spend energy on something that may not be pleasant or entertaining? The answer is […]






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what is zen meditation?

I fell in love with Zen meditation at one of the oldest Zen Meditation Centers in San Francisco many years ago. What I liked the most about Zen meditation is its refinement. It truly seems to be an essence of minimalism. At least it seems this way on the surface. First, lets define what is […]






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why forgiveness is important to your health

I am writing this today on the tenth anniversary of 9/11. I wasn’t planning on writing today.  However, I feel compelled to take the opportunity to address one of the most important human qualities, that of forgiveness. For many of us, “forgiveness” is a difficult thing to do. As we reflect back on the great […]






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3 reasons to learn how to meditate

Click on the arrow for Podcast Simpler Life Today is about learning how to find happiness in a purpose filled life. This is accomplished by eliminating the distractions in your life, therefore allowing you to experience the reality of your existence. This post is designed as a prelude to the meditation series. I suggest that […]






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how to stop panic attacks naturally with meditation and yoga

I’ve already addressed the subjects of anxiety and depression on this site. It would be unfair not to include the topic of panic attacks here as well. What do depression, anxiety and panic attacks have in common, and what do they have to do with living a simpler life you ask? Well, they all have […]






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how to cure anxiety naturally using supplements and meditation

If you are familiar with my story, you know that for years I lived a very stressful life. It was far from simple. Anxiety was like an old friend to me, always close by, ready for a visit. I did not have much of a choice as it struck without a warning. At an onset […]






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how to have faith in god

Faith in God is a serious subject. I don’t want to offend anyone, or to come off as an expert. I am just a man who believes. I try to live a spiritual life, and I know that without belief life can be an empty place. God is many names and many faces, but no […]






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