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Easing into the year.

Dear friends,

I’ve been away from this space for a while.

It’s been nice in some ways, the extra time, a bit of cocooning, figuring out new ways and adjusting to evenings at home alone now that Mr. 518 more words

Meditation & Reflection

Don't hold your breath!

Day 3 is all about one of the most basic autonomic functions of the human body – breathing. It’s also about one of the things we often completely fail at – awareness. 703 more words

Say YES to life

What does ‘going with the flow of life’ mean?  Do you feel like you’re traveling upstream much of the time? You may have heard about the technique of saying ‘Yes’ to your life, even to the things that are bad in your life.  498 more words


Book Review: 10% Happier, by Dan Harris

The takeaway: This book is about the struggle of a guy trying to figure out what is real in the world of pop-spirituality. The good news is that he found it. 1,281 more words


Mindfulness and Getting Small Alike?

Mindfulness http://t.co/fTyKxJnF6J via @cbsnews Mindfulness is being, not doing–so I'm "being" a billboard for mindfulness.

— James Amos (@jamostheelder) December 21, 2014

I saw the above 60 Minutes spot with Anderson Cooper about mindfulness (it can take a while to load) and it reminded me of something I haven’t thought about in years.

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Psychosomatic Medicine

Musing on the Muse

Just a short post on Monday. So my wife alerted me to the story about an article on the uber-great tech changes on the horizon and I tweeted a couple of them: 499 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

Eight-week mindfulness meditation program changes brain

A good account at The Harvard Gazette:

“Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress.

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