What is Consciousness!? Fascinating Expert Exploration from Various Traditions and Disciplines
Dr. Rachel asks Dr. Mike to define consciousness and ego as he understands it. He shares his expertise of buddhist dharma, western psychology, noetic sciences, and Non Duality.
Presence Podcast – The Awakened Heart of Awareness
Returning to Silence
Mountains to mounds
Mindfulness and who’s the listener anyway
Clearing the muddy water
Avoidance, letting be, letting go
A snake eating its tail
Ring the bell
Observation and reflection
Visioning embodying our best selves
Presence, Awareness, and Vulnerability – IONS
Apr 4, 2016 - Interpersonal aspects of meditation-based interventions
Idaho Air National Guard – Yellow Ribbon presentation
Mike's inspirational Yellow Ribbon presentation to the Idaho Air National Guard's 124th Fighter Wing after returning from a 6 month combat deployment
To the edge and back
San Diego CONSCIOUSNESS HACKING Meetup 2019 To the Edge and Back: Integrating the experiences of the Unknown. This talk will cover how to differentiate between spiritual emergence and psychiatric issues, ...
Meditation and Human Potential – IONS
The Future of Meditation Research (FOMR) is an IONS project exploring the deeper aspects of meditation and transformational experiences. More information: www.noetic.org/fomr
Intergenerational transmission of trauma: How the Holocaust transmits and affects child development.
Sapiro, M. (2012). Intergenerational transmission of trauma: How the Holocaust transmits and affects child development. Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project on Families, Children and the Holocaust Working ...
These articles and essays were written primarily as a supplemental tool for my students in the Satsang Yoga Teacher Training. All of the material has come from my personal experience while studying both Buddhist Dharma and Yogic Philosophy. And that means some of the more technical information might be just plain wrong! To correct these errors I am including a Primary Reading List of books I whole-heartedly recommend.
Using Ayurvedic Principles and Yogasanas for optimal health in body and mind
Yogasanas and Health
3 Gunas and the Order of Creation
Yogic Communication and Healing
5 Koshas (sheaths)
Ayurveda and the Mind: Using the Yoga Sutras to understand Healing
Tricks of the Trade and Habits of the Mind: A Companion to “Ayurveda and the Mind”
The Many Lives of Meditation
Karma and Karma Yoga: Same Same but Different
Ayurvedic/Yogic Daily Routine (not definitive)
A Brief History of Yoga
Raja Yoga’s 8 Limbs (Ashtanga)
4 Paths of Yoga
Understanding Suffering from a Yogic Perspective