Mindfulness and Nature

Mindfulness and Nature

Mindfulness and Nature The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty...
Finding Gratitude in Unusual Places

Finding Gratitude in Unusual Places

Gratitude is everything. The happiest people I know are grateful. The least happy people I know are ungrateful. Gratitude takes a sad person and gives them joy. Ingratitude takes a happy person and makes them miserable. Gratitude is what allows someone to endure all...
Misconceptions About Mindfulness

Misconceptions About Mindfulness

I talk about mindfulness a lot. Every day type of a lot. It’s a primary part of what I do for a living, how I live my life, and what I see as important. I think it matters. I think it’s the antidote to this dream (nightmare for some) that we are all living in. I think...

Why Bother Knowing You?

Why Bother Knowing You? People ask me why all of this introspection and intentionality and mindfulness and meditation are necessary. It’s an odd question in my mind, but I hear it often enough that it must have merit. If I take a moment, I remember when I would have...

Media Manipulation, Maniacs, and Majora’s Mask

Welcome to the final Sunday Pop-Up, where I talk about whatever pops into my head. Horror Movie Media I think about the media a lot. I am pretty sure they hold us in contempt (whoever “they” are in this scenario). Think about it – a month ago everything was about how...

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