Breath Awareness

Breath Awareness is a technique of turning off your internal dialog while paying attention to your breath, as you breathe naturally. It’s usually easiest to feel your breathing at your nostrils, in your lungs as they inflate and deflate, or at your diaphragm as it raises and falls. Any time you …

Walking with Fire Ants

I was a Buddhist Monk in Thailand in the early 1990s. Being from the U.S. I was known as Phrat Farung, or “the foreign monk”.  My teacher loved to tell the locals stories of my strange behaviors. One story in particular was his favorite. In fact, villagers who came to …