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A little piece I wrote for the agency newsletter:

I volunteered to contribute to the agency newsletter. In each newsletter we highlight one of SAMHSA’s eight dimensions of wellness, as a health mentor I thought I should contribute. 411 more words

We are all crossover trainers

“It is what makes us human, what distinguishes us from other animals. We can be aware of being aware.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

This month, I’m giving two seminars for Tawzer Dog in conjunction with Helping Idaho Dogs, one of them touching on training mindfully, a concept I’m continually developing and building upon (morsels… 591 more words


Those In-between Times

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about sustaining mindfulness practice throughout my daily life and in particular about those transition times, when it often all seems to fall apart. 1,139 more words


MBSR and Buddhist Mindfulness: Seeking Continuities, Not Differences

This is an article first I published in Buddhistdoor Global on 27 March, 2015. As the title suggests, it addresses a few of the issues arising out of the contemporary development of a “secular” mindfulness, MBSR, out of practices that have traditionally been associated with Early Buddhism.    1,550 more words

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness Schmindfulness

Confession: I totally stole mindfulness shmindfulness from the Meditate This! podcast (which I can’t recommend highly enough!). And don’t get me wrong — I am a BIG FAN of mindfulness. 1,268 more words

The Little Things.

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.”
― Jon Kabat-Zinn

Over a year ago I had a conversation with a stranger. Even though our conversation lasted only 10 minutes he made a huge impact. 176 more words


"Wherever you go, there you are"

Have you ever been driving somewhere, maybe to a work appointment or to pick up the kids, and felt the overwhelming desire to just keep driving? 738 more words

Loving Yourself