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"Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth…

Sometimes I envy animals who hibernate. Curling up into a warm and cozy sleep until spring arrives, sounds appealing at times when life feels overwhelming…

One of the many boons of meditation is that it helps us take an interest in our life in a way that is curious and…

Pema Chodron video on divorce.

Meditation teaches us how to let go. It’s actually a very important aspect of friendliness, which is that you train again and again in not…

One of the lines that I really like in Gaylon Ferguson’s book Natural Wakefulness is “Distraction is married to discontent.” You could test this out…

What are you anxious about the most? Being alone? Going on a plane?

There is little as frightening and unsettling as having the ground pulled out from under your feet. While the reality of that is predominantly impossible…

In my line(s) of work, I meet countless people trying to make changes in their lifestyle. Whether it be losing weight, working out more, eating…

"In meditation and in our daily lives there are three qualities that we can nurture, cultivate, and bring out. We already possess these, but they…

Immaculée Ilibagiza survived the Rwandan massacre by hiding in a tiny bathroom with 5 other women for 3 months. She not only survived, but also…

"We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us…

"Welcome the present moment as if you had invited it. It is all we ever have, so we night as well work with it rather…

"Rather than letting our negativity get the better of us, we could acknowledge that right now we feel like a piece of shit and not…

Before I begin, I want to say that I am thinking out loud here, using writing to help me think through a complicated issue. I…