So, you’ve decided you want to start meditating. You know it’s really really good for you, and it looks all calm and zen and peaceful, so you sit down and close your eyes and realize… YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO DO! Don’t worry, I got you covered! Before You Start Meditating, Do These Five Things […]
A non-judgmental, non-striving, okay-if-you-don’t-do-it-all MINDFUL Summer Bucket List! (with a pdf download)
A clever tale about the three most important questions we can ask
What new mothers need… and some exciting new things around here to try to meet those needs!
One of the joys of teaching mindfulness to teens is the many times when, in the course of a short lesson on breathing or listening, a fifteen-year-old can drop a truth-bomb that explodes with all the wisdom of a wizened Zen master. These small insights from young people reveal so many universals of the human experience. […]
The simple things, both large and small, that make a profound impact on the quality of our lives…
Practicing mindfulness means we simply accept the present moment for what it is. Because it is what it is. Because this is it.
What if we took the same warmth and love and presence and forgiveness that comes so easily from us when we’re with a puppy, and extended it to members of our own species?
We talk about balance all the time – a balanced diet, a balanced budget, a balanced approach, and the always elusive work-life balance. It makes me wonder, if we have to talk and write so much about how to find it, maybe we’re doing it wrong.