Walker Edwards

Walker Edwards is a passionate writer, reader, meditator, and learner. He reads a book a day and hardly sleeps at all.

A great scholar, holding degrees in all six Darsanas (Indian Philosophies) and studying logic, grammar, and Sanskrit, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya...

20 Quotes From The “Father of Modern Yoga”, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

Tirumalai Krishnamacharya is often regarded as the progenitor of modern yoga. He spent the majority of his life travelling the world teaching, demonstrating, and living the practice, empowering himself and countless numbers of students through his developing skills. A great scholar, holding degrees in all six darsanas (Indian Philosophies) and studying logic, grammar, and Sanskrit under …

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Emotional maturity is a difficult thing to measure. We can’t quantify it, or even describe exactly what it is. But we know it when we see it...

Emotional Maturity Is Something Few People Have. Here Are 5 of the Most Common Signs.

“I have lived a great deal among grown-ups. I have seen them intimately, close at hand. And that hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Emotional maturity is a difficult thing to measure. We can’t quantify it, or even describe exactly what it is. But we know it when we see it. …

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5 Lessons I Learned in the Belly of an Isolation Tank

The Sensory Deprivation Tank Experience: 5 Things I Learned in ‘Floatation Therapy’

What Is ‘The Sensory Deprivation Tank Experience’? An isolation tank, ‘float’ tank or sensory deprivation tank (or chamber) is one of the few environments on earth where a human being can experience almost complete sensory deprivation (hence the name.) It’s known holistically as the ‘sensory deprivation tank experience’ because, as you’ll see, it really is …

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55 Buddha Quotes Taken Directly From Buddhistic Scripture

55 Buddha Quotes Taken Directly From Buddhistic Scripture

Gautama Buddha’s teachings are the foundation of not only Buddhism, but all current new age spirituality. These teachings and quotations have been reinterpreted again and again in books, articles, and countless other medias. Amidst all this more recent and valuable content, its easy to lose sight of the teachings the Buddha’s followers passed down directly. …

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If You Think You're 'Above' Self Help, You May Just Be an Asshole

If You Think You’re ‘Above’ Self Help, You May Just Be an Asshole

The self help movement appears to be a relatively recent phenomenon. Only since the 20th century, with books like How to Win Friends and Influence People and Rich Dad, Poor Dad has the self help craze really gained momentum. But the belief in texts and teaching to help one grow is not a new idea. …

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Oddly enough, the archetype of the eccentric genius is fairly accurate. Many, if not most of the geniuses throughout history have been very strange men and women.

5 Habits of Eccentric Geniuses You Might Do Well (or Not) to Adopt

“The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.” ~ John Stuart Mill We’re all familiar with the image of the troubled eccentric genius, who partakes …

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The majority of humans will deny that they have any real darkness within them, but this is simply not the case. And the less aware of the inner dark side...

6 Quotes On The Darkness Within Each of Us, and Why It’s Wonderful

The dark side within us has long been a subject of much discussion, debate, and fear. No human being is entirely “good-natured”, or entirely “bad”. Each one of us contains the potential for tremendous acts of cruelty, or kindness. We see the darkness within us — through our darkest impulses and emotions — and wonder …

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The top minds in the world have changed many lives, but who changed theirs? Who gave these game-changers the advice that changed their lives the most?

The Top Minds Reveal: “The Advice That Changed My Life The Most.”

Gary Vaynerchuk Gary Vaynerchuk is a well respected entrepreneur, best selling author, and passionate believer in the power of old-fashioned hard work. He has a net worth of over $10 million, and has been an advisor and investor in several highly successful companies. This quote highlights the power of a promise, and living so your …

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What is the Middile Way? To understand & apply Buddha's 'The Middle Way' in our own lives, we must first understand the life of Siddhartha Gautama...

How You Can Use Buddha’s ‘The Middle Way’ To Achieve Success and Happiness In Your Life

“Life is one, said the Buddha, and the Middle Way to the end of suffering in all its forms is that which leads to the end of the illusion of separation, which enables man to see, as a fact as clear as sunlight, that all mankind, and all other forms in manifestation, are one unit, …

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Meditation practice is, for so many people, like a new years resolution - you're excited about it at first, but soon the novelty wears off and you give up, the fruits it has to bear never coming to be enjoyed in your life. If this sounds familiar - if you find meditation not working for you - read on.

6 Reasons Your Meditation Practice Isn’t Working, and How To Take it to The Next Level

1) You’re “Meditating” for too Long If you find yourself dreading your meditation, and spending most of the time distracted or poorly committed, consider shortening your sessions. After a hard day of work, the last thing you want is to struggle through an entire hour of your own thoughts. From the outside, an hour, or …

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