“If you want to lead a pain free life, keep your muscles in balance, breathe deeply, fully, gently, and meditate. It doesn’t take much time or effort. Some of the science is showing that ten minutes a day of breathing and meditating starts to bring results, and when people start doing ten minutes of this […]
I spent last weekend with a neuroscientist who studies meditation’s effects on the brain. I went seeking ideas for my students with chronic pain. I returned with a little more compassion for myself. Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Join me the first Monday of every month on Hilltown Families award winning […]
April is National Poetry Month. M in POEM is for Meditate. Spend some time on your mat this week. Focus your mind on your breath. Let thoughts pass like clouds in the sky. Allow yourself a few moments of quiet, stillness. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play […]
Strange as it may seem to say, the aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. – Henry Miller
What do you see when you look in the mirror? What do you hear when you listen to your inner chatter? What do you notice when your kiddo reflects your habits, like it or not? A reflective look in this month’s column Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Look for me the first Monday […]
The thaw has come. And with it – snaking across the brown-yellow-green mud field that passes for a front lawn – mole hills. Waiting for the school bus this morning, I saw a new set and wondered, is there something to do about this? It’d be fun to stomp them – the organic version of […]
This week, Speak. Speak what’s on your mind. Speak what’s in your heart. Speak up. Speak out. Ask for what you want. Tell that which you’ve been wary to express. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share what you discover!
Imagine, this week. Let your mind wander. And wonder. Visualize your heart’s desire. Daydream. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share what you discover!
Practice being open this week. Open your eyes, ears, senses to the world all around. Open your mind and heart and gut. Open a new book – a new chapter. Open a door, a window. Let the light in. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share […]
Human beings are in fact a rolling wave of consciousness with no fixed identity. We are programmed to continually hit the shores of our limitations and dissolve into something else. Richard Rudd