The Flower of Meditation–Resilience

The Flower of Meditation–Resilience

Breakdown of Resilience One evening last week I became very upset by an interaction that occurred between one of my housemates and myself. It doesn’t even matter particularly what the content was. More relevant to me were the aftereffects.  I was extremely...
Mindfulness Meditation = Head Space

Mindfulness Meditation = Head Space

I would like to say that I am an everyday meditator. That over the years I’ve been able to sit for longer and longer periods of time. And that, because of my meditating acumen, I am a better, nicer and more together person. But no. I’m still totally human,...
Meditation and the Beauty of Open Sky

Meditation and the Beauty of Open Sky

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” The above quote from Pema Chodran appeals to me. I relate well to metaphors–word pictures. I know I am not really the sky, but to be able to feel into my mind, having it be as big as the open sky, well,...
Time, That Old Dominatrix

Time, That Old Dominatrix

I wish I had a gold coin for every time someone said, ‘I don’t have time to do yoga.’ Or, ‘I don’t have time for socialising.’  Or, ‘I don’t have time to read a book.’ I might add that I’m as likely to be...
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