10 Aug 2017
August 10, 2017

Techno-anxiety? Need a Digital Detox?

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Lady hair on end

This is certainly not a new subject of discussion yet it remains profoundly relevant. I became inspired to some review of the research when recently on a weekend morning a loved one checked their phone first thing upon waking then flipped on the news. Talk about triggers, I went to another room and sat quietly.. read more →

Lady hair on end

We have all had the experience of reacting in a way that was less than skillful upon hearing unpleasant news, being put down, or being told something we’d have preferred not to hear at all. This is human nature – automatically reacting when our emotions are triggered and often feeling compelled to blurt out whatever.. read more →

Rows of Sand

“If you want to deny or avoid something and have a picnic or vacation instead, you may feel some short-term relief, but the problem will remain. So instead of doing that, if you penetrate into the suffering or the tragedy and see its nature with some perspective, your mental attitude will improve, and you will.. read more →

05 Jan 2017
January 5, 2017

Cheers to a Mindful New Year

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Greetings Mindfulness Community, Good to be in touch again! The year 2016 was full of challenging surprises, some pleasant and others, well…not so much.  I, for one, am pleased to open the door to a fresh new year. This idea of freshness sparks the notion of “Beginner’s Mind”, one of the foundations of cultivating mindfulness.   When we approach the world with Beginner’s.. read more →

A fundamental aspect of mindfulness is cultivating awareness through the body. We are, after all, embodied consciousness. This body you were born into is the vessel or the home for your consciousness while you are here on earth and there is good reason to come to know it. Many would prefer to ignore this crucial.. read more →