Tag: meditation

Fear? Love? Donnie Darco?

Hi. How are you? I’m winking at you…but of course you can’t see me because we are practicing social distancing so my cute expressions are lost in the void of technology. Ah. Well there are a few things I’d love to entertain your time with. First…I’m going to lead a facebook live meditation soon.  I’m …

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The Interconnectedness of Breath?

I was reading a newsletter from Sally Kempton and it really got me thinking…. She says this (it’s an excerpt): First, of course, I’m struck by what the viral spread tells us about how profoundly interconnected we are. We are all part of each other and part of this world in ways that we often …

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Is it a full scale Plague?

Living with the Plague! So I return home from a week of blissful denial in Maui, immersed in friends and food and sand and love only to find that home is now apparently ground zero for the plague.  And for all intents and purposes it’s our first plague here….like really here. So there is no …

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Meditation: As Simple As A Breath

Meditation is as simple as a breath. I think there’s been a lot of confusion lately about what meditation is. About the right way you have to sit. The right way you have to breathe. The right length of time. The right time of day. The right statues and art. I don’t think any of …

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The Power to Quit

The power to quit. I don’t think I have enough fingers and toes to count how many times I’ve tried to quit eating sugar. I would make it through the terrible detox and then maybe a month or two before the inevitable thought that I can  have just one square of dark chocolate.  Which leads me predictably …

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Meditation for the Masses

Meditation for the Masses: It’s the heat and depth of summer and we are so in our bodies right now! We’re being active (or wishing we were more active) and enjoying being hot (mostly enjoying). There is an ease with which we sweat and release everything that’s usually too cold and locked behind layers of clothing the …

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Learning Trust.

Kauai. She called and I came. Whittled my belongings down to the nub–a priceless nub–packed them in my car once again–like leaving a place that never felt like home for the West, then leaving another place that never felt like home for a future as yet undetermined. But a place that beats my heart.  A place …

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Bloom Your Heart Open!

I just wanted to share a quick heart opening meditation I’ve been working on. It’s a perfect combination with everything blooming all around us right now! Sometimes life gets a little overwhelming and feelings get too big and out of control for my sensitive heart. Sometimes instead of feeling unconditional, love starts to feel like …

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5 Ways to Add Meditation to Your Life

You don’t have to go away to a yogi camp for a month of silence in India to learn to meditate.  You don’t need Lululemon or fancy mala beads.  You don’t need the right sitting cushion or the perfect vista. All you need is your breath.  Stillness.  And the commitment to be present for just …

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