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#RealHappiness Day 3

Today’s meditation focused on the breath and noting, and finding a word to use.  When #SharonSalzberg first talked about where you feel the breath – I struggled.  I didn’t and don’t normally ‘feel’ the breath in my nostrils. I do Read More

Day 2: A New Perspective on Sound

Ah, New York City. I am getting to know you more and more each day, yet I still have the lingering expectation that I might happen to experience a moment of true silence with you. And instead of embracing the Read More

Breathing Is Not a Guarantee

I did the Sharon Salzberg meditation challenge a few years ago. It was nice – I was just starting to get into meditation. I had no idea how powerful it could be and I continue a meditation practice. It is Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 15 noting

How was today’s meditation for you?  Did you have something that competed for your awareness that you had to note?  Did you have trouble identifying what it was?  I had some ‘to do’s’ try to gain my awareness, I noted Read More


What was especially interesting or surprising for you these past seven days? #RealHappinessChallenge#commit2sit Interesting: how many opportunities throughout the day to shift awareness to the breath, how the breath helps me to ‘let go’ of the distraction ‘du jour’, how Read More