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On Breathing and the "Peak Experience"

Much of the promise of mindfulness and breath practice has been subverted by seeking out the “peak experience” of the act. Of mindful breath while in that perfect yoga pose, of conscious breath while at the radical edge of…something. 721 more words

A letter to my own heart…

Make the clear delineation. People you help are just that. People you help. They are not necessarily your friends. They’re just people who say thank you and inflate your ego (if you permit it) and make you feel good about yourself for a moment. 483 more words


“Mindful eating is very pleasant. We sit beautifully. We are aware of the people surrounding us. We are aware of the food on our plates. This is a deep practice.” 

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Snowshoeing on a Woo Hoo Day

Thich Nhat Hahn the Buddhist monk speaks about the practice of ‘mindfulness’. He says: “When I walk I know I am walking. When I eat I know I am eating. 239 more words

Up, up, up.....and down. But not out!

“You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.” ~Timber Hawkeye

My first week on the… 544 more words


Please Call Me By My True Names

The poem “Please Call Me By My True Names” by Thich Nhat Hahn is a beautiful poem that was very hard for me to thoroughly understand.  

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