26 March

Listening – Mindfulness Focus Words – Week 13

Listening with Intention Listening is the mindfulness focus word this week. It may seem like the easiest thing in the world and at first glance it appears that not much effort is required. Yet mindful listening is not a passive activity. Instead, we are actively participating but in a quiet and intentional way.  Although there… (Read More)

19 March

Balance – Mindfulness Focus Word Experiment Week 12

Balance is the Mindfulness Focus this week. Spring arrives at 4:28 AM Mountain Time on Monday March 20th.(1)  And although spring can represent newness to many people, it’s very much about balance. Consider this – As we circle around the sun, the two equinoxes (spring and fall) are the counterpoints to the winter and summer… (Read More)

12 March

Be Like Water – Mindfulness Focus Experiment Week 11

  Be Like Water “Be Like Water” is the mindfulness focus for the week.  Water is a fluid, powerful shape-shifter.  It is  a finder of easiest paths and yet powerful enough to wear away mountains. Water gives life, connects everything on the planet, and without it our planet would be barren.  So if we are… (Read More)

5 March

Dandelion Resilience – Mindfulness Focus Week 10

Dandelion Resilience Resilience, the ability to bounce back from adversity, is  the mindfulness practice word for the week.  The goal is to intentionally notice resilience in ourselves, others, and the world.  I can’t think of a better example of resilience in the plant world than dandelions. And with Denver’s recent 60 degree days, I’ve sighted… (Read More)

2 March

Paper Mache Dragon – What’s That Got to Do with Mindfulness?

      I am loving the paper mache dragon that is slowly taking shape in my house. This is only a first edition. The ultimate goal is to create a weatherproof dragon that will live in my garden. But what, you might ask, does a paper mache dragon have to do with mindfulness? Well… (Read More)

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