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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 × 0 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

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PREFERENCES: The difference between our being happy or unhappy

PREFERENCES: The difference between our being happy or unhappy

Every day, in each moment, the universe is giving us something. The difference between our being happy or unhappy is that we have...
April 20, 2015 × 0 comments

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SAUDADE: Existential sadness

SAUDADE: Existential sadness

A pastime that gives me great pleasure, and whiles away many delightful hours, is researching and learning foreign words and phrases...
April 19, 2015 × 0 comments

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BARELY THERE: Living naturally without clothes

BARELY THERE: Living naturally without clothes

My family and my very close friends well know my decades-long relationship to clothes—I am not a comfortable carrier of textiles....
March 25, 2015 × 0 comments

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OBSERVATION AND CURIOSITY: Mindful travel through the eyes of a child

OBSERVATION AND CURIOSITY: Mindful travel through the eyes of a child

Is there such as thing as mindful traveling with children? I didn’t think it was possible until my recent travel experience...
February 16, 2015 × 0 comments

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MINDFUL FROM 9-5: Four ways to work mindfully

MINDFUL FROM 9-5: Four ways to work mindfully

As members of the working world, you know firsthand that every job comes with its share of stress, but it’s how you handle the...
January 20, 2015 × 0 comments