Archive for October, 2010

LaCosta Blog: Ride Of Your Life Visits the Chopra Center

La Costa

The final destination on my coast-to-coast trip was the Chopra Center at in Carlsbad, CA. The center is located in the beauriful LaCosta Resort, perhaps the ideal place for relaxing after riding for five weeks. During my visit I had a chance to sip coffee together with Carrie who blogs and manages the resort’s social […]

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Meeting with Deepak Chopra – Collective Consciousness, Ego, and Midlife

The day before boarding the plane and heading back home I had the privilege of meeting with Dr. Deepak Chopra at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. We talked about going on the road, about ego and the value of humility, about the fascinating concept of collective consciousness, the importance of the present, and about subjectivity and […]

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Coming Back Home

back home

Friday, the last day of the cross country trip, was extremely strange. after being a “lone rider” for over a month,  I dropped off the bike at a trucking warehouse in Poway, California, gave it a big kiss on the tank, and took off in a taxi. I kept thinking about the next morning when […]

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The Midlife Man

midlife man

In my meeting with Dr. Jamie Pennebaker at the University of Texas, we spoke about the benefits of writing. According to Jamie, the benefits come from putting mental/internal experience (feelings, thoughts, and emotions) into the structure of language. In simpler words, perhaps this may be rephrased as “talking about it makes you feel better”. In general, however, […]

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