Archives for June 2014

Meeting daily life

I like to listen to talks by Tara Brach, meditation teacher and psychotherapist. ¬†When the weather allows I do the weeding in my flower garden. This last talk touched on so many experiences and skills that I highly recommend listening to it. If you are working with meditation, or mindfulness, or meeting daily life with […]

Bouncing Back- Book Review

Rewiring your brain for maximum resilience and well-being by Linda Graham. This is a hefty book at 430 pages with both practical tips, some very simple and easy to follow, and the background science for those of us who want to understand the details. Some of the techniques could make a difference in just minutes. […]

Be a rainbow…

…in somebody else’s cloud. The inspiration for yoga class last Friday was this phrase by Maya Angelou, who had just died. It was a reminder to go looking for the rainbow on “grey days”, but also that we can add color to someone else’s day through a simple action, perhaps just even a smile, not […]