pain Tag

Suki and I got back to work on “All The Rage” yesterday after two solid weeks of having the kids at home due to snow days. Snow days are good way to practice learning to accept what comes. It was distraction from the work, but sometimes stepping away gives up renewed perspective. One of the most difficult parts of...

[caption id="attachment_17785" align="aligncenter" width="711"] a note card found on the floor at the airport[/caption] There are times that I read something that's of interest to me that don't really seem to connect until much later.  Other times, I'll read just a sentence and it will hit me like lightning, connecting back to something that I have read, sparking a new understanding...

This morning, while driving my daughter to the first day of school after the holidays, I heard a story on the radio about how much our environment influences our habits, and as such, the role it plays in our addictions.  The story began with the discussion of the high rate of Heroin addiction among soldiers serving in Vietnam.  At the...

One of our Kickstarter backers sent us this note, "I'm a former patient of Dr. Sarno (saw him in 2007). I went from stuck in bed in agonizing pain to back to work in two weeks. I am forever grateful for this life-changing experience, and THANK YOU for making this film!" We asked her to share her story with us...

Last week I went to St. Louis to shoot an interview with Prince Ea, a hip-hop artist racking up millions of views for his spoken word pieces that merge modern concerns with spiritual matters. A couple of weeks earlier, after seeing a very powerful video that he had made about letting go of stress, I reached out to him about...

This summer I read Eckhart Tolle's book, "A New Earth". The writing helped me get a better understanding of ego and empathy. Now I understand the idea; the thinker that is observing our thoughts is our consciousness, and that the thinker of the thoughts is the ego. Tolle uses the term pain body to reference the way in which identifying...