Feelings are for Suckers (but not really)

I have really enjoyed this so far. It has been time-consuming but tremendously rewarding and fun. It has helped me focus on things I need to work on, areas I am doing well and has brought a lot of interesting feedback through comments, messages, emails and texts. I am...

Cheating Cheaters Cheat

“Leave alone whatever rises in the mind. Do not seek to change or alter anything. It is all perfect as it stands.” -Flight of the Garuda I’m going to cheat today. I am speaking to a class of graduate students about mindfulness and meditation tonight, so today seems...

Mindful Monday – Noise

They say it now takes up to 2000 hours to record one hour of uninterrupted nature sounds. There is a good chance that this is the same “they” that told us we eat 8 spiders every year, but it illustrates a point: we are in a constant sound bath, and more and more it is...

Focus

I am having trouble making things sound the way I want them to this morning, I apologize ahead of time for awkward phrasings and uninspired writing. I slept until 7:54 this morning. I cannot remember the last time I slept so late. I can acknowledge that I am sick now....

Rougher Mornings

This time of year is always difficult. I like the sun, I like the heat. I like how there is light in the sky out here from 6am until 10pm a lot of the year. This is the time of year when it starts getting dark early, the sun doesn’t rise until late, and the cold...