Tag Archives: Meditation

Want to Feel More Alive? Be Quiet!

I am participating in an online conference for trauma treatment professionals and one of the speakers today (Bessel van der Kolk) referenced research that demonstrates that the part of the brain that allows us to take in experience – to experience … Continue reading

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2013 Meditation Challenge: Year in Review

I wanted to write this review right at the end of the year, but being the introvert that I am, time was necessary for me to look back and summarize the experience. It’s difficult to tease out the source of … Continue reading

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Meditation Challenge Update: October!

Well, I am 9 months into this project, and sitting regularly, 30 minutes, 5+ times per week. It’s no longer a decision whether to, but assumed that I will, every morning. I am not rolling out of bed at 6am … Continue reading

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Meditation Challenge Update 6/10/13

So we’re approaching the 6 month mark and I thought I’d check in to see how everyone is doing and to report my experience so far. I am meditating approximately 6 days per week, at least 30 minutes. Occasionally I … Continue reading

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It’s Always Possible to Begin Again

My colleague and meditation challenge participant Theresa was kind enough to write about her experience so far to share with you all. It was wonderful and brave of her to do so, and I hope you’ll be inspired to keep … Continue reading

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Rewiring Your Brain for a More Positive You

I think it always helps to get the same message in different formats, so here’s an article from LifeHacker about using the way the brain learns to rewire it for greater happiness, which is something I tell almost anyone who will … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Week Doing Nothing

I took last week off from work. It was an experiment of sorts. No plans. No lists. A “stay-cation”. I stayed home and did virtually nothing – reading, tv, a little housework, some random mending tasks as the urge struck, … Continue reading

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