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Service & Community: Offerings from my Home

Over the past year, I have been contemplating the idea of opening my home studio space to be in service of community and the practices of meditation and iRest® yoga nidra.  225 more words


New Offerings via Insight Timer app

Dear Friends,

I am happy to share that I have started offering guided meditations/yoga nidra on the Insight Timer app.

This is one of the first apps I started using many years ago as I began exploring meditation. 140 more words


Mood Soothing Blooms

Yesterday I was having a tough day, with respect to pain and mood. Of course, in my case, one feeds the other and sends me into a downward spiral of agony. 441 more words

Chronic Pain

The Unbearable Lightness of MailChimp

Is there anything more banal than work stress? There are, at any given moment, about a dozen better things to be hypervigilant about. And yet, there’s my mind, running on a constant hamster wheel of worry, a ticker tape parade of immanent disasters raining down, of balls I am about to drop, or worse, am already dropping but don’t realize it. 501 more words


iRest: Groundless Ground

During the iRest program I participated in last November, I spoke with the doctor who facilitates the program about a memory from my childhood that surfaced. 363 more words

Chronic Pain

iRest: Learning to Do Nothing

In the fall of 2014, my therapist introduced me to a, new to me, meditative practice called Yoga Nidra, which translated from Sanskrit to English means ‘yogic sleep’ or ‘sleep with awareness’. 1,043 more words

Chronic Pain