Posts Tagged ‘Phillip Moffitt’

Phillip Moffitt’s “Teaching for the Week”

November 16, 2008

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Phillip Moffitt



Phillip Moffitt, who teaches vipassana meditation at retreat centers around the United States, offers a free e-mail “Teaching of the Week” from his book, Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering.


I’ve written about Phillip’s remarkable journey (more…)

The Courage to Walk Away from “Success”

August 11, 2008
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Phillip Moffitt


In 1987, Phillip Moffitt walked away from his highly successful position of CEO and editor-in-chief of Esquire magazine to walk a more spiritual path. His friends and colleagues thought he was crazy to sell the magazine at the height of its success and leave all that “security” behind.

Granted, it can become especially difficult to follow your heart when you are well established in another career, nestled snugly in your comfort zone, enjoying a comfortable lifestyle. So why take the chance? Here is Moffitt’s (more…)