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What Does Mindfulness Really Offer?

What Does Mindfulness Really Offer?

  • July 11, 2019

"Perception and reality are two different things." - Anonymous I recently attended a wonderful talk by one of my teachers, Mark Coleman, on his latest book, From Suffering to Peace, the True Promise of Mindfulness. Mark has been studying mindfulness…

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Come What May

Come What May

  • May 21, 2019

"Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go." – Herman Hesse By the time May rolls around I’m more than ready to let go of cold and wet. Warm sun, fresh blooms, longer…

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What Spring Does With Cherry Trees

What Spring Does with Cherry Trees

  • March 24, 2019

“I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees.” – Pablo Nerurda Mindfulness encourages us to bring present moment awareness to inner and outer sensory experiences. We're invited into a contactful relationship with the natural world, and…

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RAIN

RAIN

  • February 24, 2019

As human beings, there’s no getting around that at times we will feel vulnerable, hurt, angry, and other difficult feelings. This month at Meditation Mondays we’ve been gradually unpacking a mindfulness practice that can be particularly helpful for navigating challenging…

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Mini Sound Meditation

Mini Sound Meditation

  • February 22, 2019

This five-minute meditation was created for 8 Limbs Yoga Centers as part an exploration on the theme, Ditch Your Distractions. Check out the original blog here which includes five ways to move out of distracted states by consciously turning one's…

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Calling In Supportive Presence

Calling in Supportive Presence

  • December 18, 2018

8 Limbs Yoga Centers recently invited me to write about ways we can call in supportive presence. This is an excerpt.  Click here to read the full, original piece. Here are four ways to call in and be replenished by…

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Heart-Warming Practices

Heart-Warming Practices

  • November 20, 2018

I recently contributed to 8 Limbs Yoga Centers month-long community inquiry, what warms you up? (Click here for my full, but brief, article.) Below are three simple, heart-warming practices I shared, along with a six-minute guided meditation. Upon waking, light…

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Appreciative Seeing

Appreciative Seeing

  • November 12, 2018

“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of {others}, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have…

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Going On Retreat To Go Within

Going on Retreat to Go Within

  • November 12, 2018

I used to primarily view retreats as getaways, whether I was traveling to a far-off destination center or just across town. As the retreats I chose increasingly integrated contemplative practices, something shifted for me. Rather than getting away, they began…

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