Current Offerings

Embodiment: The invitation of meditation

May 18 @ 12:43 pm
body scan mindfulness meditation

The following is an excerpt from a talk. Instructions for body awareness are key to mindfulness meditation.  The Buddha taught that the “fathom-long” body was the ground for awakening.  In…

The Next Wisest Thing

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May 18 @ 12:43 pm

What if we, instead, lived in our authenticity,  saw that each of us is whole, and good enough,  and that doing the next wisest, kindest thing,  is all that we need to live out our purpose?

Oops. That wasn’t what I meant….

May 18 @ 12:43 pm

Oops. That wasn’t what I meant…. Yesterday I led a webinar that was designed for an audience of students of WisdomWay Institute who have been trained in sensitive, relationship-centered, mindful…

On the Necessity of Snow Angels for the Well-Being of the World

May 18 @ 12:43 pm

Wherever there is snow, I go, making angels along the way Luckily angles have no gender and are easier to make than you might think. All you have to do…

Caregiving and Stress: How to be there for others without coming undone 

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May 18 @ 12:43 pm
person holding a gray head hair

Mindful awareness training doesn’t just help us with the really lovely stuff, like swimming on a summer day or being on vacation. It helps us to notice what is right here, right now, even in a difficult moment.

Coming to Our Senses

May 18 @ 12:43 pm
photo looking up into a stand of treetops with the sun shining through

We can use our sensory experiences to pay attention, to train our attention in the ways that will increase our grey matter and make pain less terrible. When we pay attention, we also notice more of the joys that are available to us in any given moment.

Turning Toward the Difficult: Mindful Caregiving

May 18 @ 12:43 pm
side view photo of stone Buddha left hand on knee palm facing up, right hand raised with palm outward facing

We all face difficult situations, painful thoughts and emotions. How can we use mindful caregiving in these tough situations to find compassion and manage our emotions?