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Put It On the Shelf

Letting Go 3:4 …continued from Letting Go Whether we live in a bustling metropolis, a crowded suburb, or a sleepy rural area, most of us are always and utterly busy with things to do, places to go, people to see. And there’s never enough time to do it all. Feed the kids, walk the [...]

By | 2017-02-16T15:11:59+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Just Listen|0 Comments

Mindful Bathing

There are certain daily practices that we all engage in to maintain our physical and mental health, with eating, sleeping, and bathing being the three main ones. Whether you’re mindful of it or not, most likely you already have established habits of bathing. It is probably a daily act that takes place at about the [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:02+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Expect Nothing, Healthy Living|3 Comments

Becoming Aware 1:3 – Mind Noise

Situating Yourself: Mind Noise ...continued from Becoming Aware 1:2 - Busy Mind Once you start to become aware and take note of what your mind is doing, create a Quiet Corner bank (some call it a God box—if that works better for you) in which to store all your questions, self-judgments, and self-criticisms. Perhaps you [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:07+00:00 January 29th, 2015|Expect Nothing, Just Listen|1 Comment

Meditation May Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s

"I think this study offers a very useful component of therapy for these patients, for several reasons," David Geldmacher, MD, professor and Patsy and Charles Collat Scholar in Neuroscience in the Division of Memory Disorders and Behavioral Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, toldMedscape Medical News. "First, we know that it's a stressful [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:13+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Healthy Living|0 Comments

Meditation For Mental Illness

I've been privileged over the years to witness the truth of this and watch as students recover from anxiety and depression by way of meditation. The hardest part for most people is trusting that it can work and then making a commitment to daily practice. It works, it really does! So to recognize world mental [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:14+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Expect Nothing|0 Comments