23 Articles by Jeff Cannon

Jeff Cannon

Conversations With The Divine: Wisdom Gained From Lucid Dreaming

I started writing my book, The Conversation after experiencing a series of lucid dreams while on the Greek island of Ithaca. These dreams opened me up...

Jeff Cannon
December 3 2014

5 Tips To Help You Meditate Your Way To Success

The words meditation and success are not often spoken in the same sentence. After all, when meditation was first introduced 3,000 years ago, success...

Jeff Cannon
August 15 2014

The Mindful Diet: How To Lose Weight By Changing Your Thoughts

Food is about so much more than just nutrition. It's about friends and memories and love and life. It's an experience to be savored, which is why it's...

Jeff Cannon
January 20 2014

What I Learned When I Stopped Breathing

The day before Thanksgiving, I had what's called a Grand Mal seizure. I went into convulsions and stopped breathing. As my brother put it, I then...

Jeff Cannon
December 31 2013

How To Live The Life You Were Born To Live

The world is constantly changing. There can be no doubt. So why do so many of us try to hold on to what was or will never be? We live our lives...

Jeff Cannon
November 18 2013

Are You Asking The Right Question About Money?

Money is not good or bad or evil. Money simply is.

Jeff Cannon
September 7 2013

Manage Your Triggers, Manage Your Life

I'm sure most of you have heard the word trigger from time to time. It's an emotional event that rapidly sets off a chain reaction and causes you to...

Jeff Cannon
July 16 2013

Yes, The Path To Enlightenment Is Painful

I often talk about living the life you were meant to live. When I'm asked about this, I turn to the dozens of people who come to me dissatisfied that...

Jeff Cannon
June 17 2013

A Mini Guide To Modern Meditation & Letting Go

Meditation has always meandered the line between physical and spiritual. While detachment can be a nice idea, it usually only lasts until the rent is...

Jeff Cannon
June 2 2013

5 Ways To Quiet Your Mind

While it's a wonderful creation, your brain is not the boss of you. It's there to keep you alive. That's it. All those circuits and all that neural...

Jeff Cannon
April 13 2013

Did Jesus Meditate? Are Christians Allowed To Meditate?

It’s Easter, and I could find no better time to address a question I've been asked many times over the years: Are Christians allowed to meditate? 

Jeff Cannon
March 29 2013

5 Steps To Unlock Your Higher Self

We're all too familiar with the voice that echoes inside our heads. You know the one: the nasty roommate who constantly picks at your faults, real or...

Jeff Cannon
March 10 2013

How To Find A Spiritual Teacher

I found myself at a "Dharma Talk" several weeks ago that astounded me. Not for the teacher's insight or their ability to bring clarity to my life. But...

Jeff Cannon
February 24 2013

Forget Work/Life, Think Corporate Culture

The first two questions people ask when looking for a new job is "what is my title," and "what is my salary?" Rarely does anyone ask about the...

Jeff Cannon
March 20 2012

The Democratization of Yoga & Meditation

The "McDonaldization of yoga." The "Wall Streeting of Meditation." I'm hearing these terms a lot lately. In fact, that is how one studio owner...

Jeff Cannon
January 17 2012

How to Meditate for Just a Few Minutes a Day

Every day someone tells me how great they feel when they practice yoga. They feel whole and complete and relaxed and alert -- all at the same time....

Jeff Cannon
November 17 2011

Meditations on Bread

Give us this day our daily bread. It's part of the Lord's Prayer. I know that much. But that's where my ecumenical knowledge ends. Instead, for me,...

Jeff Cannon
October 31 2011

Newton's Laws of Metaphysics

In 1687 Sir Isaac Newton published a revelation for the science community. It was called Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, and contained...

Jeff Cannon
September 29 2011

Making the Case for Meditation at Work

The idea of meditation in the workplace sometimes sounds like the tagline to some colossal cosmic joke. It paints an image of orange robed...

Jeff Cannon
July 29 2011

There is No Work/Life Balance: Just Living the Life You Love

Work/Life: How many times have you driven yourself to tears by trying to make that awful phrase work? Have you ever run out of a meeting early...

Jeff Cannon
June 29 2011