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Metta to the Trees

Walking today, I sent metta to my constant friends, the neighborhood trees, and noted their winter endurance with respect. Below is my reflection. I have been holding onto this first line since earlier this winter, and was finally able to Read More

Noticing. Day 7

A week in and I am appreciating this challenge.  Honoring a commitment to sit has been easier that I expected because I know the meditations will be short and I can make that time for myself.  Once I am sitting Read More

Day 5: How Do I Speak to Myself

I love this meditation.  I bet if you polled my friends they would tell you that I am basically a kind person.  Yet frequently, I am unkind to myself.  I nag myself constantly, I perceive myself as lazy, a professional Read More

Day 3

Today we sat in the living room before dinner so the kids don’t fall sleep. They getting better everyday, breathing more, relaxing more, focusing in the audio and themselves and they feeling the relaxing time, as well they enjoying that Read More

There’s my friend: Day 1

When I  first heard Sharon Salzberg (on a podcast, naturally)  in July 2019, I was 41 years old. For the first time in my life, I was angry in a way that astonished and bewildered me. I had spent my Read More

Real Happiness Day 1

I have been earnestly practicing meditation for around 5 years now. I would say the practice was introduced me in 2002 and 2010, but in 2015 my journey took a vital turn once again. This morning I struggled a little Read More