Category Archive: Mindfulness

The #1 Cause of Suffering

The gun made a loud click and the magazine slid out into my palm. I checked the chamber again. Yes, I did get that bullet too. Only one more day. I can do… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

Late tonight we witness the new moon. Simultaneously, there is a solar eclipse (we won’t see it, as it will occur during nighttime in this hemisphere). Both are powerful influences. The new moon… Continue reading

Finding Fulfillment In A World That Wants To Sell It To You

Over the last few months I’ve been struggling with a finger injury. Initially, it kept me from even being able to do Downward Dog. Thankfully I’m back on my mat, but where it… Continue reading

The Compassionate Witness, A Short Meditation

Within each of us is a place of clarity and calm that can weather any storm. During meditation, reconnecting with this part of ourselves can help us process the stress and emotion we… Continue reading

Tips From The Yogi’s Toolbox

I was lying in bed angry, sad and grumpy.  The more I thought about how I felt, the angry I seemed to get. Frustrated, I laced up my running shoes. Sometimes running can be very… Continue reading

Gratitude & Joy Meditation

If you want to feel a little lighter and happier or strengthen your gratitude muscle, this is the perfect Minute Meditation. As always, it only takes a minute, though you can add on… Continue reading

Save the Earth (and money!) at the Coffee Shop

Where I live, out at the edge of town, there is only satellite internet. It’s near as slow as dial-up during high-traffic hours, and sometimes it just plain doesn’t work. When that happens… Continue reading

3 Ways to Meditate More

Ask anyone how they’re doing these days and the answer is often the same: busy! As a society, we reward overachievers. Advertising often shames us into thinking we need to be or buy… Continue reading

The Light Within: A Look at Consciousness

Have you ever had an amazing, enlightening experience, then noticed your eyes in a mirror? How they sparkled with fresh clarity? Cried until there were no more tears, then saw a new brightness to their… Continue reading

3 Ways to Enjoy the Moment (& Stop Feeling Stressed!)

While our senses are fantastic at helping us enjoy the beauty and wonder of life, they’re also constantly in competition for our attention. Our eyes are bombarded with lights, colors and words. Our… Continue reading