5 February

Strategizing for Mindfulness – Four Simple Steps

Having a strategy for mindfulness practice is as important as a technique. Many of the  participants in the Mindfulness 101 class that I  teach at the Colorado Mental Wellness Network already know about meditation and mindfulness.  Many have practiced sporadically. Their challenge is not that they don’t know some basic meditation techniques, but that it is… (Read More)

28 December

It’s Not Really a Journey

A path, a journey, a long climb to the top of the mountain….all are analogies used to describe a meditation or spiritual practice.  The implication is that we are trying to get somewhere. We start HERE and we get THERE, wherever THERE is.  We are moving on a path toward enlightenment, union with god (however… (Read More)

20 February

Winter Mandalas

This moment and this moment and this next moment….that’s what we have. These moments make up our lives, and yet we seem to be wired to be anywhere but in this present moment. Certainly more than at any time in our history, the information on meditation and mindfulness is readily available and yet people struggle… (Read More)

23 November

The Magic of NANOWRIMO

The Magic of NANOWRIMO Nestled neatly between the end of gardening season and the beginning of the holidays is NANOWRIMO, National Novel Writing Month. It is a marathon in which writers challenge themselves to complete 50,000 words in thirty days. This is my second year of writing for NANOWRIMO, and although it makes the month… (Read More)

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