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A Look into Loving Kindness

When I began meditating in 2004, it was a refuge for me as I navigated the stressors of life. It wasn’t always an easy journey, but I could see the positive change in my life as I practiced. Mindfulness took … Continue reading

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The gift of dogs…and poetry!

A few weeks ago, I concluded leading my second 8-week course on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. It was an amazing time, and I was honored to spend 8 Tuesday nights with this incredible group of doctors, therapists, mothers, fathers, educators, … Continue reading

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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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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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