Maybe we should call it the Tesla trap?

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It’s time for another “Questions to the Sherpa” audio. This is a downloadable audio I do three or four times a year where I answer questions from Mindful Master print subscribers. The download link for the new “Sherpa” audio will be included with your August Mindful Masters newsletter. I’ll be recording the audio next week, […]

Mindful Masters is now open to new subscribers

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Hey, it’s Al again. Just wanted to let you know that the Mindful Masters print newsletter has now officially re-opened for new subscribers. You can get to the info-page here: [LINK HIDDEN ⇒ Sorry, links are for subscribers only ⇒ Click Here to Subscribe]   Just a reminder from this morning’s email … As my […]

I have a problem with new subscribers

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This afternoon, I will be re-opening our Mindful Masters print newsletter to new subscribers. The group has been closed to new members since May. So this will be the first opportunity some of you have had to subscribe. Also now, the print newsletter is no longer available to the public. All invitations are private and […]

Tennis strategy for the mindful

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Over the years, I’ve learned a lot from books on tennis. Now, I don’t play tennis. So I’m not talking about books on mechanics and skills. But more on the psychology of tennis. It started back in college in the 1970′s. First of all, tennis was really catching on in a big way in the […]

Another joriki joker gets it wrong

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In the next issue of Mindful Masters, we will be talking about joriki. The term “joriki” in traditional Zen means something like “mental powers” or “mental abilities”. These powers may include mental clarity, the increased ability to concentrate, improved memory, and even enhanced psychic abilities. In yesterday’s email, I ragged on a web page. The […]

The joriki joker - the web gets it wrong AGAIN!

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I’ve just started writing the August issue of Mindful Masters. In this issue, we’ll be exploring a new area of mindfulness. This will be “intuitive expansion”. This is a special use of the Conscious Self to explore range of phenomena that is called “joriki” in traditional Zen. The term means something like “mental powers” or […]

And the winner is ...

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This week, I asked you a question that I was recently asked: “From all of our work in Three Monks and Mindful Masters, if you could teach only one thing about mindfulness to people, and you knew that whatever you taught they would actually do, but it could only be ONE thing – one idea, […]

What's your answer?

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Yesterday, I mentioned a question I was asked a while back. The question was: “From all of our work in Three Monks and Mindful Masters, if you could teach only one thing about mindfulness to people, and you knew that whatever you taught they would actually do, but it could only be ONE thing – […]

If you could teach one thing

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This question came up a few weeks ago while I was talking about mindfulness. The question was … “Al, from all of your courses and programs, if you could teach only one thing about mindfulness to people, and you knew that whatever you taught they would actually do, but it could only be ONE thing […]

Leading to a question

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One night, when I was about 9 years old and my sister was 7, we were watching a scary show on TV. I don’t remember what the show was, but I do remember it being really creepy. It probably wasn’t for kids, but I enjoyed scary stuff back then. So my sister and I were […]