Author Archives: Geeta Cowlagi

Parenting & Mindfulness – and an opportunity for you!

I was recently asked to be interviewed about mindfulness for an online conference by parenting coach, Carrie Contey, PhD. She wanted to dive into the concept of mindfulness techniques and parenting – which is so wonderful, how could I say no? Check … Continue reading

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Cultivating Curiosity

A warm greeting to you. As always, I hope you are experiencing ease and joy in your days. As we settle into Fall, I want to invite you to begin to pay attention. I know, I know, this may seem like … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from sitting still

Earlier this year, my travels took me to the San Francisco Japanese Tea Garden.  Fresh from the Teacher Development Intensive MBSR course, I felt the poignancy of the moment as I noticed the sign by the pond: Use caution crossing … Continue reading

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Uses of Enchantment: Learning from the myths and stories in our lives

Even as an adult, I love a good story. I still enjoy encountering the heroes, heroines, the dragons, the demons and witches of the fairy tales my father would tell us when we were kids.  As time has gone by, … Continue reading

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Power Of Emotional Intelligence

Google explores the power of emotional intelligence.

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Cherokee Legend: The Wolves Within

On long winter evenings, I often like to remember stories that the elders in my life have shared with me.  Here is one I have heard often over the years – it continues to be a reminder to cultivate the … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Meditation: First steps

A friend recently asked me about living joyfully and the mindfulness tools that can help with that.  She said she was intrigued with the idea but felt intimidated since she had never done any yoga or meditation.  She did not … Continue reading

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Urban Practice: Mindfulness tools for dealing with traffic

Mindful living calls us to bring attention to the present moment – without turning away from anything.  Accepting things, as they are – pleasant, unpleasant or neutral.  It also calls for doing this with a tender and compassionate heart toward … Continue reading

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A frequent question:  How can I receive email when you post a new article or event announcement to your web site? If you’re interested in staying in touch, here are several options that will notify you automatically when I post … Continue reading

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Getting started with mindfulness for everyday living

Starting anything – a new journey, a new practice, a new day or even trying out a new recipe – is a journey of peeking into the unknown with a trust in our self that we are open to the … Continue reading

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