It’s rare that I can’t sleep. Even rarer for me to be kept up at night by my monkey mind. I’m fairly certain being sick and sleeping 16 hours the previous night and day may have made it hard for Read More
Author Archive | Gina de la Chesnaye
Day #2 of The Real Happiness Meditation Challenge: In which I Sat in my car, in the driveway, after running errands – one of which was a trip to Costco that really helped me be aware of my habits (the Read More
Day 1 of the Real Happiness Meditation went swimmingly. Meaning my “sit” at home, after I had cleaned my house and before my kids came home from their father’s, was fine. I say fine because although I was tired I Read More
My practice has intensified, as it will during a "challenge", and gone from sitting or practicing walking meditation once a day to now doing each two to three times a day and really bring
Of the many joys, gifts and insights my meditation practice has given me I have always been deeply fascinated by experiencing the senses and sensory information in a new way.
I sat twice today and both sessions were….meh. I was very aware of thoughts coming and going like so many windswept leaves as I tried to ride my own breath.
I sat yesterday after teaching a very hot and sweaty yoga class at Earth Yoga in Manhattan.
Yesterday I sat three different times. The 1st was after I taught a yoga class and I had serious monkey mind.
Blogging about meditation is an interesting process because inevitably during the meditation, whether walking or seated, I will think “I need to write about this…” and I get pull