Mindfulness — paying attention to the present moment with curiosity and acceptance — is a perfect “secular sacred” practice. We focus on the NOW with reverence, for this moment will never arise again. When the NOW is SET APART in this way, we can see clearly — and we can choose skillful and compassionate action.
Books and Reading
Why do we pursue happiness? Does the very pursuit make it harder to find it? Why research tells us we may be pursuing happiness in all the wrong ways.
In the spirit of giving and sharing, I am excited to announce my Gifts of Presence Giveaway!
a personal post about how my life journey is coming full circle this month
Got Kindness? The more I research and learn about the practices that lead to joyful, meaningful, and satisfying living, the more I am convinced that the single most important virtue, and practice, we can cultivate is COMPASSION. When we are kind to ourselves and others, life is so much easier! When we have meaningful connections […]
We’re ALL going to have “facedown in the arena” moments. And arenas are EVERYWHERE, dammit. So here’s how you get back up. Here’s how you become the author of your life journey and RISE STRONG.
Forgiveness is not about weakness, or letting people off the hook. It’s about giving up resentment. It’s a powerful practice for healthy, joyful living.
Does parenting sometimes feel like “All Joy and No Fun,” as Jennifer Senior describes it? Find out how ancient wisdom can help modern parents!
Compelling, thought-provoking reads for the summer!