The Zone: we all know it. We’ve all been there before. It’s the holy grail of running experience, and the reason that some people hit the road in the first place. But how much time do you actually spend there, in that elusive place of weightlessness, timelessness, pure effortlessness and Flow? Whatever figure comes to mind, the answer is surely “not enough”. Continue reading Running as meditation (or how to meditate while running)
Space, energy and the spiritual path
Everything that exists in this world can be described in two basic terms: space and energy, yin and yang, form and content, shiva and shakti… The atoms in your body, the thoughts in your mind: everything is just a dance between these two fundamental elements. Does this sound strangely abstract or theoretical?
If so, meditation and yoga can provide a means for discovering the very real space and energy inside you. Endless space. Pure energy. Continue reading Space, energy and the spiritual path