The Zen Disease: Is crying for a lost one selfish?
A friend recently told me a story about a monk who said it was selfish for her friend to be mourning the loss of a loved one. She was interested to know what perspective I had on this. What it brought up is really a…
Formless Realm Exploration
There I was, laying in the dark, as everything around me began to dissolve. It first started with my vision, objects became faint then like a dream dissolved into nothing, not even blackness. All the senses followed, and it was at this point I realized…
The Elephant and the Rider: A story about the narrator, subconscious, and awareness
Most of us believe that we are in control of our lives, actions, thoughts and emotions. I’ve previously spoken about how this is an illusion, and today I’m going to use an ancient Tibetan thankgka as the illustration for a story. I’m naming the story…
Where is your sense of self quiz: Answer these questions to find out!
Did you know that people behave very differently, depending on where their sense of self is? Much of today’s culture wars is related to a mismatch between the self identity, and how people engage in the world as a result. If you want to skip…
Competing with sadness: how to stop driving yourself into the abyss
Modern society teaches us that in order to succeed, we must look out for ourself, and climb that ladder. School instilled this in us by making all of us compete with each other for “grades” that ended up rather meaningless in the grand scope of…
From Holon to Super Consciousness
Today as I sat listening to my teacher talk, the talk took me into a vision. The vision culminated in allowing me to see how Super Consciousness comes about. When it started, It was just with the four foundations of mindfulness. Amazing how something so…
The one mistake people make trying to quit a bad habit
Have you ever tried to quit a bad habit and failed? The modern day method of quitting a habit tends to be “just power through it”. This method involves expending energy to repress the pattern or behaviour that is undesired. More often than not, this…
Amp up your Mind in just 10 minutes a day
In the last post I promised this time around I would to get into how your mind is like the CPU of a computer, how meditation is like cranking up the MHz of that CPU, and what you can do with that extra brain power….
The one mistake nearly everyone makes during meditation
The first thing new students say to me is “Meditation is too hard. Every time I sit down, I keep getting distracted by my thoughts. My brain is just too busy to meditate, it must not be for me.” My response to this is “Wonderful!…
Dualistic appearances: why self and no self can coexist
Double Slit Experiment: the dualistic nature of light Have you ever thought about the dualistic nature of matter and energy? If you think back to high school science, you may remember an experiment called the double slit experiment. In this particular experiment, you shine light…
Meet the Author
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals…” - Henry David Thoreau
Cian Kenshin is an MBA (Finance), a consultant for 32 of the top sports franchises in the US, and founder of multiple successful startups including a Vertical Farm company, is a certified teacher of Yoga and Zen, a Certified Virtual Coach by Eben Pagan, soon to be author, and a sought after Executive Coach for start-ups and boardroom executives alike. Known for his unique perspective on productivity, this serial entrepreneur and investor is a wealth of fresh ideas, constantly seeking new ways to ‘do business better’.
He's now taken his skills in entrepreneurship, and professional performance and created a system of personal performance and growth that can help you succeed in both life and business. He has recently partnered with GFIT Wellness to offer these unique sessions to the corporate world.
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