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Archive for December, 2017

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

beyond fear, there’s clarity…

Awakening

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

When we stop being afraid, the cloud of trepidation begins to lift, and the openness of our mind becomes clear with confidence.

‘Choices’…

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Focused & relaxed breathing helps to create more space in awareness between incoming information (stimulus) and our outgoing response… more space between our thoughts & our urges to act reflexively. In this breathing space, we may realize more appropriate choices for situations as we become better able to regulate the seemingly habitual and automatic tendencies […]

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

thoughts are empty seeds…

Awakening

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

A thought is empty without action. We must discern wisely on which thoughts we must act.

‘Resistance’

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

What holds us back? What keeps us ‘stuck’ from moving forward into a healthier, more peaceful place in our lives? What do we resist in our lives… and why? Is our resistance a function of our inability to simply accept life as it is… here & now? Can we not skillfully let go of our […]

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

forever changed…

Awakening

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Be confident about what you do know and curious about what you don’t know.

‘Equanimity’

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Equanimity is a mindset that’s evenly balanced- when we are fully engaged yet not indulged. Our awareness is grounded without judgment, opinion, or assumption. We are calm, composed, with relaxed alertness… simply experiencing & accepting the actuality of what is happening in the present moment with willful intent & abiding attention. It is this ‘middle […]

‘Resolution’

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Mindfulness practice can help us turn up the resolution on things we openly, quietly, and objectively observe. It is this resolution that brings a greater clarity, sharpness, and precision of things as they are witnessed in our field of awareness.