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Mindfulness Monday - Light

“We have a light inside us.

The oil of the lamp is

our breathing. our steps,

and our peaceful smile.

Our practice is to the… 66 more words

Chronic Illness

Geç İçinden!

Son zamanlarda pek bayıldığım şeylerin başında, bir düşüncenin dışarı aktarıldığı sırada, fikrin aynısının, o an, hemen oracıkta zuhur edivermesi geliyor. Yani başka bir alanın meselesi gibi duran soyut bir kavramın sesle, yazıyla, konuşmayla ya da başka bir davranışla şimdi ve burada somut hale dönüşmesi gibi de anlatmaya çalışayım. 1,603 more words


It Doesn't Matter How

You get to the river and the villain puts in a big raise.  Suppose the hand went like this (which it did):

You are in the big blind with T♥ 5♣.   479 more words

Bad Play


Mindfulness helps us to notice – to observe – what we are reacting to. It is a journey of learning how to switch off automatic pilot and be aware of what is happening. 396 more words


In a mirror dimly: When Mother's Day seems dark

It’s Mother’s Day, and social media timelines are full of people having a good time. Cooked breakfasts, home made cards, flowers, lunch out and glasses of prosecco. 635 more words


Thoughts Are Like Boogers

Welcome back to week two! Have you been keeping on top of your exercise plans? If not, stop right now and do five minutes of stretches. 1,193 more words


What Does Mindfulness Bring to the Preschool Classroom?

Last week I was lucky enough to present a mindfulness workshop to a wonderful group of preschool teachers for UMAP (United Methodist Association of Preschools). Although I have presented many workshops to teachers, parents, and other personnel (and I even teach a pediatric OTA course), this was my first time creating and presenting my very own workshop. 496 more words