"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~Mary Oliver I've been going to where the wild things are lately. Just like Max in Maurice Sendak's famous children's book, sometimes we need to just slip away and
"Problems can't be solved with the same level of awareness that created them. " ~ A. Einstein What is a Mindfulness Practice ? A Simple way of looking at a mindfulness practice is cultivating the capacity to be present --learning to be aware of the present
As many, I am continuously amazed with the vast amount of stuff the holidays have become. Too much! And yet, rather than becoming resigned, bitter or resentful, I invite you to breathe instead. My mantra for almost everything: "When all else fails, breathe." Breathe. Deeply. Frequently.
“I think I can, I think I can, I think I can.” ~Watty Piper Watching Chris Sharma’s determination and enthusiasm in his first ascent of Dreamcatcher (a granite route on the Cadodemon boulder in Squamish, British Columbia) is inspirational, to say the least. It certainly puts
This being human is a guest house every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still treat each guest honorably. He may