To help people, families, and organizations realize a greater potential
by providing services that enable them to harness their innate
and unique strengths.
Throughout our lives, we spend most of our time focusing on things that are outside of us. We learn about many things and attempt to alter and control our surroundings constantly. Yet, when we live in this way, we are at the mercy of everything outside of us, while remaining ignorant of what's going on inside of us. Collectively, we've made amazing advances in technology, agriculture, education, communication, and so on. Though, we still tend to cause ourselves so many additional problems along the way. The purpose of a Wakeful Life is to turn our natural talents inward so that we can truly learn what it means to be human and to live in this complex world of people and things. This is accomplished through increasing our self-awareness, learning about and tapping into our innate mental capacities, increasing our knowledge of relational dynamics, and deepening our understanding of why we do what we do. When we come to a deeper understanding of these things, we can realize who we are and decide how we want to grow and live in our future.
What does it mean to live a Wakeful Life? It means that you're training and maintaining your mind to see the world and yourself as they really are. From this, your clarity, contentment and emotional health are enhanced. And this leads to a better life.
We're all moving forward in life, because there's no other choice. The clock continues to tick away despite us wanting it to slow down or to pause. This means that we always have an opportunity to develop ourselves, but in order to do this we need to tap into the natural strengths of our mind, our heart and our body. We are born with amazing abilities that are inherent in every human. We're also born into a unique life where our path is our own, our pain is our own, and our growth is up to us. When aim ourselves toward living a Wakeful Life, we tap into these innate abilities and move toward what is difficult....because anything that's difficulty, uncomfortable, or painful shows us where our growth needs to occur. Life will never be free from difficulties or hardships, that's impossible and a fantasy. However, we can live our life with clarity so that we become more adaptable as we face the challenge of living. We'll also learn how we work, others work, and how to live a life that is not based in pain but is based in perpetual growth. And by living in this way, we find a stable and achievable happiness called contentment.
Another exciting feature of Wakeful Life is that it places emphasis upon connection and community.
Some of us are inspired to explore, improve and promote our individual and social health. Others wish to live according to values and practices that might be somewhat outside of the mainstream or dominant culture. Some are inspired to study a particular area and share this knowledge with others. And many of us wish to live a genuine life and to surround themselves with others who wish to do the same. If you fit into any of these categories, then the Wakeful Life community might intrigue you.
The concept of Wakeful Life was created by Dr. Tak-Seng Lodrö to not only share his work and passions, but to also serve as a vehicle where professionals and community members could connect. It is an ideal, a hope and it has an uncertain future but it is one worth attempting because the potential is amazing. It takes a great deal of courage to turn inward and even more to become a part of a diverse community where the focus is to discover and be who we truly are, imperfections and screw-ups included, and to openly move toward improvement. Though, being genuine in who we are and how we live is something that nearly all of us wish to do, it's risky. The world can be cruel, unsafe and others can be extremely judgmental and petty. The goal of the Wakeful Life community is to promote genuineness, acceptance through imperfection, patience, honesty, improvement and empathy. This is the aim, the challenge, and what Dr. Lodrö believes that we all desire.
If you are inspired to connect and explore, send Dr. Lodrö a note through the Contact Form.
Therapy is seen as a necessary component to maintaining our inner health. We're all encouraged to exercise and have a healthy diet but we often neglect and remain unaware of our psychological, emotional and relational health. In this way, we don't need to have major problems to use therapy because at its core, it's a wonderful tool to increase our self-awareness, freedom, and achieve a better future.
Meditation is an integral practice to those who wish to live a more fulfilling life and while many of us know of it, few of us really understand it. Dr. Lodro is a long-time meditation practitioner and works to teach others of its usefulness and varieties, and to accurately work through their individual challenges. His approaches utilize Buddhist Psychology, Western Psychology, and Neurological research.
Dr. Lodrö is experienced and trained in business management and technologies. He combines these with his work and training in Clinical Psychology and Human Systems. The natural by-product is an individual who clearly understands how businesses need to effectively run and has deep insights into the structure of groups and the impact that individuals have upon them. Dr. Lodrö is passionate about his work because it allows him to help others on a larger scale.
The sharing of knowledge and experience is a wonderful and unique attribute of humans. There is a great deal of power and potential for influence in words and dialogues. Dr. Lodrö also views writing as a form of meditation practice, if done sincerely, slowly and deliberately. Therefore, he and other individuals connected to Wakeful Life decided to produce a collective blog to encourage discussion and share their unique areas of knowledge and various experiences.
Helping People & Organizations Realize Their Potential