Those who live in harmony with themselves live in harmony with the world.
When I first tried meditating several years ago, I remember struggling between trying to still my body and my mind. At first, I found it incredibly difficult and physically uncomfortable to sit still, which was then followed by my many thoughts, “My knee really hurts . . . My back aches . . . I am feeling restless . . . I am […]
(1) Be Present. Be Exactly Where You Are. We spend much of our time with our minds somewhere else. Recognize when you are ruminating about the past or worrying about the future. Anchor yourself in the now. You can do this by simply focusing on your breath for a few minutes or on your body. You may […]
I am thrilled to be a guest blogger again this year for Sharon Salzberg’s 2016 Real Hapiness Meditation Challenge. During the month of February each year, thousands commit to sit and meditate everyday. This REAL HAPPINESS Meditation Challenge, now in its 6th year, creates an amazing community around the world exploring what meditation has to offer. Jump in and join me, and […]