mindfulness

mindful living

TIMELESS AWARENESS: Two universal truths about time and awareness

TIMELESS AWARENESS: Two universal truths about time and awareness

Two universal truths: There is no time outside of this moment, and there is nothing that exists outside of awareness. Everything...
July 6, 2016 × 1 comment

mindful living

MINDFUL LIVING: Want to get out of your reactive thoughts and live mindfully? Read this.

MINDFUL LIVING: Want to get out of your reactive thoughts and live mindfully? Read this.

What is awareness? Adyashanti tells us that awareness is that part of us that perceives, observes and witnesses our thoughts,...
June 14, 2016 × 0 comments

mindfulness practice

THE GIFT OF MINDFULNESS: The ability to be present in both joy and pain with gratitude

THE GIFT OF MINDFULNESS: The ability to be present in both joy and pain with gratitude

For the last fifteen years of my life I have been a spiritual wanderer. In my early twenties I left the fundamentalist Christian...
June 13, 2016 × 5 comments

mindful living

TRIPLE EMPTY NEST: Empowering exercises to find your way back to self

TRIPLE EMPTY NEST: Empowering exercises to find your way back to self

We were known as the Sandwich Generation—taking care of teens as well as taking care of our elderly parents. Then most of us...
May 16, 2016 × 0 comments

mindful living

DAYENU: Mindfully and critically examining the mindless status quo

DAYENU: Mindfully and critically examining the mindless status quo

The inheritances we carry Just like any mother, I didn’t want to make any mistakes—minor or crippling. So when it came...
May 11, 2016 × 2 comments

mindfulness practice, nutrition

AWAY WITH GLUTTONY!: What I learned about mindful eating during my stay with Hare Krishnas

AWAY WITH GLUTTONY!: What I learned about mindful eating during my stay with Hare Krishnas

Argentina, the land of cattle ranches and parillas (steakhouses), and yet there I was at a Hare Krishna Eco Yoga Farm eating vegan...
May 1, 2016 × 7 comments

mindful living

MINDFUL CONVERSATIONS: Finding space for a mindful conversation in a technology dependent world

MINDFUL CONVERSATIONS: Finding space for a mindful conversation in a technology dependent world

We live in a world that, in part thanks to technology, is slowly losing the ability for having conversations that matter and therefore...
April 5, 2016 × 1 comment

mindful living

HOW TO LOVE MINDFULLY: Just ask a dog!

HOW TO LOVE MINDFULLY: Just ask a dog!

The term “mindfulness” can seem confusing. Isn’t the point of meditation to get out of one’s mind? To move past the endless...
February 29, 2016 × 1 comment

mindful living

CHASING THE DREAM: Living for the future prevents appreciating the present

CHASING THE DREAM: Living for the future prevents appreciating the present

We’re inundated with messages of chasing and living the dream. The exhilarating life overseas, finding our purpose or the...
February 23, 2016 × 0 comments