Tag Archives: Meditation

Meditation and Crisis

(My second Whidbey Rocks “peace rock” found on the trails; thank you mystery painter) Last year, I did an experiment.  I meditated regularly two hours each day for six months.  I made this a priority (other than working my usual seven days a … Continue reading

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Boring Ourselves

Every day I try to do some type of relaxation practice, guided or on my own. On the topic of thoughts, I was listening to a mindfulness teacher describe a statistic that “psychologists say” we have 65,000 thoughts each day … Continue reading

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Meditation for Kids

Having lived in the childhood cancer world for a time, I always appreciate creations that can help families who are there. I also understand the power of meditation and inward journeying to cope with life’s pain, so I am excited to share this … Continue reading

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True Nature

Ever the ponderer, this is my latest ponder with a mug to go with it. When I have a day without time in the woods or proximity to a tree or at least a 30-minute walk outdoors, I feel off … Continue reading

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New Year’s Meditation Recipe

http://www.buddhadoodles.com I’m re-posting my 4th annual New Year’s Eve vegan tradition, should anyone wish to gather ingredients ahead.  I love how the labor of chopping the vegetables is a mindful process itself and can be done with friends, family or alone … Continue reading

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Meditation and Self Reflection

I have meditated for 25 years (off and on) since being plopped into a Buddhist temple for a brief period of time at a moment when Buddhism and meditation were as foreign to me as Mars.  Currently I’m on a consistent roll … Continue reading

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7 Days of Happiness 3, 4, 5

Day 3:  Find something to laugh and smile about.  That was easy when with two nephews under the age of 1 that day!  Don’t want to publicly post photos, but take my word for it, they’re adorable and fun(ny).  Especially when one realizes … Continue reading

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