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Metta Phrases

May I be grateful. May I be willing. May I be loving. May I be engaged. My favourite phrase for meditation is “grateful surrender” but it’s kind of a mouthful (or “brainful”) for the lovingkindness meditation. I’ve found this variation Read More

I’ve often found metta, loving kindness mediation, difficult because it feels stilted.  I have recognized that it has opened my awareness to the places that I find constriction and judgment … and then I work with those places.  I feel Read More

Real Happiness – Day Fourteen

Hello again, One of the greatest gifts of meditation is that we develop the habit of stabilizing our ability to be in the present moment and have the opportunity to bring more awareness to our every day interactions. This week’s Read More

Real Happiness – Day One

Hello, The Real Happiness Meditation Challenge could not have come at a better time. The year is off to a sobering start. Fires rage in Australia. Impeachment hearings bring daily shocks here in the U.S. The coronavirus outbreak in China Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 24 LovingKindness

“You can imagine yourself sitting in the center of a circle, the circle being made up of the most loving beings you’ve met” says @SharonSalzberg in this lesson.  Picturing yourself in the center of a circle of people who are Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 23

I’m getting more comfortable with walking meditations.  I was initially not real thrilled with the idea of a walking meditation today.  At times, when I’ve done them before, I get distracted with my balance, what’s going on around me, etc.  Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 22

The final week of the challenge is here and we start with #LovingKindness.  I have to admit, I had a hard time thinking of something good I did yesterday.  I know I did things – it was a very busy Read More


May all beings be happy ♡