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It's not what's happening, it's how we respond.

I just finished listening to and meditating with Tara Brach. Pause and not react, she advises, don’t go all Calamity Jane on yourself when meeting with something irritating or frightening that’s happened. 245 more words

Meditation Challenge - Day 7

Today marks the first complete week of my 30-day meditation challenge: 30 days straight of meditating for 30 minutes per day.

I decided to do a guided meditation by Tara Brach: … 65 more words


Pithy Tarot meanings -- Eight of Swords

Eight of Swords:
The toughest limitations to overcome are the ones we believe about ourselves.

And now for a not-so-pithy expansion on this meaning:

I wrote the above pithy meaning for the Eight of Swords a little while ago, and then just today I found a wonderful article that relates to it and that you can use to incorporate a deeper understanding of this card into your Tarot work. 283 more words


Breathe and Smile Baby

I recently finished a great book, True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart by Tara Brach. She recounts a wonderful story about Thich Nhat Hanh. 177 more words


Meditating with Miranda Kerr? and keeping sane in India

As a Westerner drawn o India I see both sides – the beauty and flaws of the East. There are beauties in Western  thought too – as this article reminds us.

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Belonging & Trust - Part I

WOW.  In yoga class yesterday during a four-week exploration on compassion I shared that one of my biggest fears is to be left behind or to not feel “a part of” or a sense of belonging to the whole.   140 more words

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