In the midst of all the news of the violence and hatred and ugliness in the world in the last few weeks (months, years…?), we can sometimes lose sight of the sheer beauty and true awe-someness of our little part of the universe. My good friend Liv Lane says that when we focus on the […]
For 2015, I am choosing abunDANCE. I am choosing to appreciate what I have, rather than thinking I always need more. I am choosing to embrace wonder and awe and possibility, rather than thinking I already know all the choreography. I am choosing to trust, rather than worrying about whether the ending pose will come together perfectly.
As we count down the last few days until Christmas, I’m wrapping presents, baking cookies, and enjoying the leisurely pace of Winter Break. I’m sharing this post I wrote last year about teaching my children about the true meaning of Christmas. Enjoy — and have a lovely holiday! I think I’m from Who-ville, For I […]
Sleigh bells ring. Are you listening? It’s not only Christmas season, but Christmas carol season. I am a HUGE Christmas music junkie. I start using the scan button on my car radio in early November, hoping that the Black Friday Creep virus will mutate and infect the radio stations and they’ll start decking the halls […]
The holidays may be “the most wonderful time of the year” and “the hap-happiest season of all,” but sometimes all the marshmallow toasting and parties for hosting and excessive snow-blowing leave us … less than glowing. We officially launch the holiday season this week — Thanksgiving, Black Fri- Thursday?, gay happy meetings, and lots of good eatings. […]
Mindfulness is truly having its moment right now. It’s the Year of Mindful Living, the age of the Mindful Revolution. Mindfulness is branching out from clinical and therapeutic settings and entering classrooms and boardrooms, congressional offices, and military bases. Each day, scientific research confirms the physical, cognitive, and emotional benefits of a mindfulness practice. The […]