Mindfulness

Mindfulness is awareness, cultivated by paying attention in a sustained and particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.  – Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness practice has changed my life. About Mindfulness This ancient practice, which is over a thousand years old, has roots in Buddhism, Hinduism, and contemplative Christianity. Jon Kabat-Zinn, whom I have …

awareness

Practice present-moment awareness ~ The meaning you yearn for lives in the ever-present NOW. Eckhart Tolle and Thich Nhat Hahn are two (of the many) spiritual teachers who have written extensively on the buddhist teaching of present moment awareness. This post includes some of their most popular quotes. (As well as Michael Singer, Swami Rama, …

wait

Honor your resistance ~ Sometimes no action is the best action of all. Resistance is most often framed as a negative conscious or subconscious response or behavior around something you don’t want to do. In my meditation and women’s circles we find ourselves reflecting upon areas of resistance and ask: “What is this resistance?  What …