Meditation Matters Most During Busy Times

Meditation Benefits: Staying Calm In Chaos Mindfulness Meditation matters most during busy times. If you feel anxiety approaching with the holidays, consider healing your mind. Most of us have heard about the idea that we should stop and meditate more during stressful times. This is confusing, because under stress, it seems like we should DO more »

Anne Frank: No One Need Wait A Single Moment To Begin To Improve The World

Peace Is Not A Spectator Sport: Anne Frank’s Chestnut Tree I am writing a short story inspired by Anne Frank, and I came across this quote in my research. “Peace is not a spectator sport… The enemies of peace don’t need your approval. All they need is your apathy.” – President Clinton, at the Anne Frank more »

Mindfulness Practice For Inner Peace And Well Being: Becoming Whole By Falling Apart

A Mindfulness Practice For Inner Peace and Well Being Last week, I had the inaugural gathering at my new, MUCH smaller place. It took almost 6 months to have my first party because downsizing took about 30 times longer than I imagined. (and it was WAY harder to let stuff go than I thought it more »

Why Heavily Meditated Brains Really Are The SureFire Path To World Peace

When the Dalai Lama said that if every 8 year-old in the world learned to meditate, we would have world peace in a generation, he was scientifically correct.   I did some research for a recent speaking engagement about mindfulness at work and it turns out that the catch in your throat as you are more »

3 Questions to Ask BEFORE you stuff your face-the power of Practice when you need some love

At a refuge recovery meeting in Chicago last night, I was inspired with the idea that I could use loving kindness to help with my addictive tendencies. As I reached for the usual late night salty snack, I paused. “May I be happy May I be peaceful, May I be well. ” I repeated this more »

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