Are full of passionate intensity.
Yeats, “The Second Coming”
Our shadows taller than our souls…
Robert Plant, “Stairway to Heaven”
I have an office in which I see about 10 psychotherapy clients per week, then the other 80-90 hours per week I am on my computer marketing my 5 meditation and yoga DVDs, arranging yoga and meditation workshops as well as speaking engagements to support the DVDs, and “networking” in order to meet people who inspire me and partners with whom I would like to work (fellow teachers from whom I can learn). In addition, since January of 2012 I have written around 150 articles – a.k.a “blog posts” – for which I have been paid a grand total of zilch, so I do not consider that to be “work.” Work is when there is a definite outcome and you are fairly compensated for achieving that outcome.
I have noticed that during my recent “meet-‘n-greet” rendezvouses with fellow yoga and meditation instructors when I ask, “How are you?” many of them reply, “Crazybusy.”
When this occurs, I usually ask with a big smile, “Do you imagine discovering the cure for leukemia this week? Or the cure for multiple sclerosis?”
During the time when they are unfurrowing their brows, I ponder various possibilities that may be causing them to believe they are Crazybusy: Continue reading >>