Mindfulness dot calm: Accepting all of me and Throwing Away notions

2 Comments by / February 6, 2014 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

Andrea Miller shares her experience in the March issue of

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Mindfulness: When I fingerpoint, three fingers are pointing back at me

4 Comments by / July 8, 2013 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

    This statement by Jerry Harvey, author of The Abilene Paradox, captures what Pema Chhodron addresses in her talk on “The Propensity To Be Bothered.” It is a way for me to remove myself from having anything to do when I feel wronged or hard done by. There is a belief that I am [...]

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Mindfulness & Monkey Mind: Thoughts are viruses

0 Comment by / June 15, 2013 / Posted in Mindfulness

  The ancestor of every action is thought. — Emerson   Steve Robertson reminds us in this Huffington Report article Mindfulness and Monkey Mind: Our minds are abuzz with thousands of thoughts each day, all of which compete for our attention and a corollary action. The Buddhists call this untrained mind of buzzing thoughts the [...]

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Mindfulness

0 Comment by / May 10, 2013 / Posted in Mindfulness

  You will enjoy the following Mindfulness Series from Evolution Counseling. “The wisdom of the East presented in a way the Western mind can understand. Series of articles with meditations, philosophy, and psychology to help you achieve mindfulness in the 21st century.”  

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Mindfulness: Healthy Habits Healthy World

0 Comment by / April 11, 2013 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

  It is always a matter of perception. Healthy Habits   /  Healthy World Heal Thy Habits /  Heal Thy World If it is to be it always starts with me. Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine shared the following suggestions: What’s good for you is good for the planet; It’s just that simple. Keep this checklist [...]

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Mindfulness: Free audio Body Scan & Meditation by Dr Dzung Vo MD

0 Comment by / February 5, 2013 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

Dr. Dzung Vo MD and his team at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Center created a program for adolescents who are dealing with chronic pain, chronic illness and depressive symptoms. Their hospital based program: Mindful Awareness and Resilience Skills for Adolescents (MARS-A) has been most beneficial for those who have been through it. When the [...]

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Mindfulness From The Heart: Loving-Kindness Meditation

1 Comment by / August 23, 2012 / Posted in Mindfulness

We are conditioned by our beliefs. And our thoughts condition us to what we believe. I have enjoyed sharing the saying Marvette Saucer shared with me. She quietly said: “If you want to live your dream; and jolted me as she shouted: “WAKE UP.” Karen Sothers guides many on the journey to calm one’s restless [...]

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Mindfulness from the Heart

0 Comment by / February 13, 2012 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

The poem below from e.e. cummings truly speaks from the heart. With Valentine’s Day a day away, it shares a moment of reflection of the love of another. And at the same time a deeper love that many of us find difficult to do and to live: A deep love of ourselves: “I deeply and [...]

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Some Sharing from Karen Sothers on Mindfulness & Meditation

1 Comment by / September 4, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

Karen Sothers is a long-time friend and colleague with me at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. She has helped numerous people in their healing process through her work with yoga and her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction classes. She mentions Rick Hanson and you can read more at his Resources for Happiness, Love & Wisdom about [...]

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ChiRunning: A Practice of Mindful Movement

1 Comment by / February 20, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Running, Mindfulness, Running Form & Style

I have had the pleasure of knowing Danny and Katherine Dreyer since the mid-90′s when we first communicated by phone and in the news group:rec.running. Danny was beginning to share his practice that combined his love of running and his practice of tai chi. The union by Danny of running and the principles of Tai [...]

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