Dharma Teachings, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

Presence, Patience, Simplicity

Mindfulness. It's become such a buzz word, much like "yoga". And yet, the practice is popular and now mainstream precisely because it offers simple methods for cultivating greater awareness of the present moment. In other words, mindfulness empowers us to more fully live our lives by fully embodying our experience from moment to moment. Not… Continue reading Presence, Patience, Simplicity

Connecting, New Paradigm in Practice

Centering, Circles and Spirals

When we can connect with our inner selves and quiet our minds, this enables us to connect with the loved ones and community members around us. Peace (and conflict) begin internally. Peace is a practice that requires patience, slowing down, deep listening and compassion. When we feel peaceful, happy and content, we are the richest… Continue reading Centering, Circles and Spirals

The New Story

Enlightenment is Always Available & Attainable

"No one else has the answer. No other place will be better. And it has already turned out. At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. There is no need to run outside for better seeing. Nor to peer from a window.… Continue reading Enlightenment is Always Available & Attainable

The New Story

8 Ways to Raise Our Individual & Collective Consciousness

I’m psyched about this year and the potential it holds. Here are eight suggestions on how to make 2015 our best year yet. May they be of benefit! More mindfulness Mindfulness is more than just a buzz word. It is both a practice and a mental state that involves paying attention to the present moment… Continue reading 8 Ways to Raise Our Individual & Collective Consciousness