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It’s been a long while since I’ve written in this blog. Generally speaking, I am aware that I could do more with a blog. I could raise my voice louder, work harder, put it on blast in social media and blurb it over so many, many channels but, isn’t everybody already doing that or trying to. 586 more words

General Rants

How Waiheke Island Got Me

Waiheke Island pulled me in. I wasn’t even coming to New Zealand, I was on a boat heading to Australia. By that point I’d been pursuing this dream of sailing around the world for nine months and I was bored sick with it, had been since the Caribbean. 2,334 more words

Art Of Allowing

Yesterday's Seeds and Today

Yesterday’s reflections seem to bring productivity today. I ended my evening last night in a quiet place. I ate a small dinner, I took a bath, I even wrote a poem. 177 more words


Tuesday, September 7th and beyond

Looking beyond next Tuesday, we will be having a half-day sit at BIBS on Saturday, September 12th – 9:00 to 12:00. Sitting and walking, sitting and walking. 98 more words


The Earth Element & Summer/Fall Transition Season in Yin Yoga

One of the things I love most about Yin Yoga is its connection to the elements of nature. This comes from the special influence of Chinese Medicine upon Yin Yoga, and it helps practitioners bring nature, the environment, natural forces, and seasonal cycles into our practice. 570 more words

Yoga & Meditation

It's Not About Me; Birthday Reflections

It was my birthday yesterday. I started it by heading to my insight meditation center for our big Sunday-morning weekly group sit. I’m blessed to have the position of Hospitality Volunteer Coordinator there and I had come in early to work with some of my team in setting up the community space for the post-talk food we always share. 728 more words


Meditation Notes Week Ending 29 August 2015 - Steady now

Sunday, 23 August 2015


Week 3 of the reboot.

Small reunion of old friends yesterday from a time when I wasn’t that well. Lots of bad hash all week and alcohol each weekend. 1,019 more words