Fall from Mindfulness: Slip Sliding Away

0 Comment by / February 5, 2009 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

I took my car into the auto shop on January 28th. Kip lent me her car to drive to my Group Support session at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine’s (SCIM) Lifestyle Change Program. I parked in the Hilton garage next door, and realized my monthly pass and the new key card were in my car […]

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It All Starts With Breath! Mindful Breath.

6 Comments by / August 24, 2008 / Posted in Breathe

Over the past 14 or 15 years and into the present, when I lead or facilitate support groups I begin with focus on one’s breath. From my early readings of Thich Nhat Hanh and practice of observing breath, I got a glimpse of: Present Moment, Beautiful Moment. Only a glimpse here and there as my […]

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The Guest House by Rumi: A Mindful Look at Breath and Being Present

1 Comment by / December 1, 2007 / Posted in Breathe

In reading some of the discussions from Today’s Inspiration on Daily Om I came across this poem by Rumi posted by one of the discussants on Tending The Emotions. My thoughts are like breath, they come and they go. Often we suffer from psychological breath holding where we hold onto a thought. I go back […]

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Mindfulness Just a Breath Away

2 Comments by / April 23, 2007 / Posted in Breathe

What we are talking about is very practical. Mindfulness practice is simple and completely feasible. And because we are working with the mind that experiences life directly, just by sitting and doing nothing, we are doing a tremendous amount Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche A way to calm the mind when it is rushing in many directions […]

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