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MINDFULLY AWARE: It is time to pay more attention

MINDFULLY AWARE: It is time to pay more attention

It’s time for a pause in my teaching, which means that most of the students and I leave the lecture hall for fresh air, coffee...
January 24, 2016 × 0 comments

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RELATIONSHIP OF AGING: 8 tips for a better parent / child relationship as parents age

RELATIONSHIP OF AGING: 8 tips for a better parent / child relationship as parents age

Watching parents age is tough. Watching your divorced and still single parents age is heartbreaking. Not once did it ever cross...
January 17, 2016 × 2 comments

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MINDFULNESS AND THE MEDIA: 10 strategies for being a conscious media consumer

MINDFULNESS AND THE MEDIA: 10 strategies for being a conscious media consumer

The time you spend on your digital devices watching TV and movies or browsing the Internet can really enrich your life—or not!...
November 19, 2015 × 0 comments

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INNER SIMPLICITY: Clearing clutter is a temporary fix, what matters most is changing our inner state through mindfulness

INNER SIMPLICITY: Clearing clutter is a temporary fix, what matters most is changing our inner state through mindfulness

The idea of simplifying pulls at me all the time lately. I’m tempted to clear my schedule and devote the remainder of the...
November 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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Rediscovering How to Be a Tourist in Your Own Life

Rediscovering How to Be a Tourist in Your Own Life

I think something as simple as a lack of a tea bag may have altered the course of my life. I must admit to this truth, so humbly...
September 14, 2015 × 5 comments

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Cultural Appropriation or Emulation: Does it matter?

Cultural Appropriation or Emulation: Does it matter?

My 19-year-old Eagle (Eastern Washington University Eagle) and I speak most days about her training, school, roommates and life...
August 18, 2015 × 4 comments

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7 Problems We Can Tackle With Mindfulness Training

7 Problems We Can Tackle With Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness is the practice and experience of being fully in the moment, whether that moment contains excitement, pain, boredom,...
June 29, 2015 × 0 comments

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THE BIRD’S SONG: Learn from birds how to live in the now

THE BIRD’S SONG: Learn from birds how to live in the now

Night has slowly come to an end and I can hear the call of a bird slowly beckoning to other fellow birds that daylight is approaching....
June 10, 2015 × 2 comments

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FIND JOY AT WORK: Using mindfulness practice to find ease and equanimity in the workplace

FIND JOY AT WORK: Using mindfulness practice to find ease and equanimity in the workplace

“We can work in such a way that we realize we have a lot of choices in what we do and how we do it. We can work in such a way...
April 29, 2015 × 0 comments