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Day 16 – Noticing the Positive

This was perfectly timed. This morning, I was lost in unpleasant thoughts and feelings, even as I can intellectually say nothing is “wrong” (well, nothing major). To my surprise, I had to search for something that really made me smile Read More

Day 15 – So Many Thoughts and Feelings

My thoughts are pretty predictable. When I did today’s meditation, my thoughts alternated between focusing on a client and his response to my editorial feedback, and thoughts of my ex, with anger, sadness, and longing arising (depending on which thoughts 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

Day 14 – Washing Dishes

I haven’t posted in the past few days, because I felt like I didn’t have much to say or add. The same is true today… After years of practice, about half the time, I do pay attention when I’m brushing Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 14 – doing dishes

Yesterday I mentioned that I was going to attempt to use mindfulness when washing dishes not knowing that is where @SharonSalzberg would have us go today.  I found comfort and peace in the slowed down mechanics of washing dishes.  The Read More

Breathing by numbers or colors?

I found that this method of meditating was good, though i think i prefer using words for the out breath rather than numbers. I like to use groups of words such as saying colours on the out breath, or countries, Read More

#RealHappinessChallege – Day 12 – Eating

Today’s lesson focused on paying attention to what we’re doing via a discussion about eating.  There is a larger lesson in that we have a tendency to multitask so that we aren’t focused on just one thing.  How good is Read More

May all beings be happy ♡