November 15, 2018

OK, this could be an article about coffee but it's about napping!

(I prefer the word siesta, it has less stigma attached to it.)

Research shows you can make yourself more alert and improve your mood and cognitive functioning with a “mid-day restart.”

When we restart a bo...

October 25, 2018

Learning to listen to the intuition is a practiced skill, not the gift for a chosen few.

My Mom told me when I was a kid to listen to my intuition, that “small voice inside”, and if I didn’t it would get harder to hear. Turns out that it is like everything else, we have...

October 17, 2018

Bliss seems like a tall order. I mean, how can one be blissful when there is so much bad stuff going on in the world, so many people suffering and struggling?! Isn't it selfish and presumptuous to think we can experience bliss, let alone have it be our natural and da...

July 26, 2018

Every teacher worth their salt will tell you that they are always a learner. Knowledge is on a continuum: there are many things within us that we know and that we have fully embodied and mastered, these are things we can teach.

There are things that we know cogniti...

April 12, 2018

My meditation teacher Swami Chidvilasananda said many years ago, "If you wait, you wait forever." Being a great procrastinator, I was miffed by this comment, saying to myself: I get stuff done eventually, I don't understand what she means.

I get it now; waiting is a pos...

May 16, 2017

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April 25, 2017

 What is top of mind is a constant choice, all the time, every day. There are always a whole host of thoughts clamoring to take top position in the flurry of a day, a week, a life. Do we place with intention and care the thoughts that reflect our values and highest vis...

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