Tag Archives | Sharon Salzberg

Space Between

This has been a very rewarding and gratifying month as I have been able to re-establish a focused and steady practice. I have found it easier to slip into the space between and experience the freedom and peace that it offers. Thank you Sharon Salzberg, your Read More

Endings = Beginnings

Before I opened today’s meditation, I went out for my morning run.  It was a frosty morning; crisp and clear with signs of spring bursting out in small yellow flowers and pink blossoms on the trees. Throughout my run I Read More

The Present

During meditation, I sometimes find myself getting caught up with difficult thoughts or emotions and if I go in too deep and try to analyze and understand, things get murky and cloudy, questions begets questions. I have difficulty letting go until I get to Read More

Warm Fuzzy

Sending lovingkindness out to all beings gave me such a feeling of comfort. I kept it very general and broad so as to not get caught up with ‘difficult’ beings. As such, I felt hopeful. I felt grateful for all the good that Read More

Embrace Energy

Opening the Heart meditation has got to be one of the most powerful and nurturing meditations I can offer myself. I am not certain what metaphysical aspects come into play here, but during this practice, I can actually feel a gathering of Read More

Paradigm Shift

Practicing lovingkindness is really a unique way to think and see. When walking around in my community, I am usually focused on my end goal (shopping list, appointments, errands…). Regarding strangers, I either direct judgments or indifference their way. When I bump into Read More

Enlightened Dishes

I try to get chores and household tasks done as quickly as possible. I guess scrubbing dishes keeps me from more exciting activities that I can do… even though I will probably not be doing anything much more exciting in Read More

Idle Engagement

It is so hard to not daydream and linger on pleasant thoughts or productively ruminate unpleasant ones while meditating. My days are usually packed full of responsibilities to my work and care of my family. My downtime is limited. So when Read More

Zero Sum

Balance is so easy to think of as opposite forces at play. Classic visual example would be a scale in a state of equilibrium with equal distribution of weight. As I sat today, I thought of balance as being more circular, a cycle of energy Read More

Silent Critic

My self-talk was so easy-going today… my mind wandered so many times during this practice, and it was perfectly fine with me. Reflecting on the quality of my day… turns out I am tired and in a lazy mood. Still in Read More


May all beings be happy ♡