Tag Archives: self-acceptance

How to Be Mindful in Relationships

Last month I spent a week on silent meditation retreat. It reminded me that everything we do is potential meditation—our intention as we walk, do the dishes, or say hello to our neighbors. When we move slowly, with loving awareness, life becomes an art form. Our relationships are training grounds for mindfulness practice. When you choose […]

Begin Again

The new year brings out my inner enthusiast—I can’t help but see all the promise 2017 holds. Regardless of the outcomes we’ll discover at the end of this year, the real measurement stick for our happiness lies in the everyday commitment we make to ourselves. When our actions match the voice of our conscience, we’re […]

What Wisdom Is

When my head puts a judgment on someone, something, or myself… I ask my heart what it has to say about that. The heart softens me up enough to hear the truth: to be more kind.   When my emotions feel like they are going to swallow me up… I ask my head what it […]