Tag: meditation

How to Connect to Your Inner ‘Independent Woman’

Not every woman was born to just be a ‘mom’, or ‘employee’, or ‘boss.’ Those are simply labels…words of the world used to identify us on the outside. But on the inside, we know we are beautiful souls here to…

Daily Conversations with God

Today, let’s talk bluntly. There are times in life when we just want to vent, but we can’t find anyone to talk to. Not our friends, or even our partners can understand, especially when it comes to a secret or…

Celebrating the Spring Equinox

The coming of spring is upon us. Swelling buds fill the air with scents of new growth. The frost of winter begins to melt as the light of day grows longer and warmer. The new season begins on the spring…

Vipassana: Learning From the Silence

I always hated silence. Those moments when there’s a pause in speech and the room suddenly goes quiet. Or the times that you are home alone and the television is off, so all you hear is the sound of your…

Mindfulness – Finding Peace from Within

All that we do and say begins with what we think. Each time a new thought enters our minds, it triggers an emotional response that influences every action we take. Before long these repeated actions turn into habits and continue,…

The Heart of Meditation

The art of meditation lies within the very heart of each individual. Each experience is as unique as the colors that permeate existence; each meditation experience lies solely on the focus and underlying intent of the individual. Yet, what we…

How I Died, Came Back, and Then Found My Light

When I was 15 years old I died. It was an experience I will never forget. I have never written about this before, until now…. It all began on a very regular day. Nothing was out of the ordinary. We woke…

Understanding Tree Pose

I sit behind a computer for 8 hours a day. I bet you do too. Yesterday, I stopped typing and cracked my back. When I stood up, my shoulder cracked. As I moved to the break room, my ankle cracked….

Choosing Happiness

Each of us struggles with happiness in our own way, especially because life comes full of difficult situations. Although we can’t control all of the circumstances in our life, we can change our attitude and participate in things that bring…

21 Reasons to Meditate

When I first learned about meditating many years ago, I was a fidgety 20-something, who was impatient, inattentive, and immature. I remember the torturous moments of shavasana, laying on the ground in yoga with my mind rushing with a million thoughts….