There is a lie we’re all told early on: the more you do, the better. We grow up thinking that we have to do more and more in order to be worthy of the lives we want. Achievement is sold to us at a premium. Many of us work to the point of exhaustion because we think that achievement is inherently hard. I say, why not give easy a try?Read More
It’s that special time again… the fleeting transition from one season to the next! It’s time to turn inward and take special care of your mind and body because a big shift is happening in nature and, consequently, in you.Read More
Ever had a rough meditation? You’re not alone. Whether it’s the chore of actually making time do it, the challenging thoughts that arise, or the minutes ticking by slowly, we’ve all had sittings that feel more like work than rest.
Read on for a tip for bringing ease to your practice.Read More
Movement is not my meditation. Movement isn’t your meditation either. I often hear people say “[running / swimming / lifting / insert workout here…] is my meditation.” Let’s not conflate concepts — movement is your exercise. Let me explain.Read More
This meditation practice of ours is, in many ways: a lesson in learning how to surrender.
It teaches us to let go of our outcome-oriented attempts to control or manufacture a certain kind of experience when we meditate, in favor of a process-oriented perspective in which we allow whatever needs to happen for us during our meditation to happen.Read More
You’d think humans would have happiness all figured out.
It’s human nature to be happy — isn’t it?
But at the same time, happiness can feel so fleeting — and people spend countless dollars trying to attain it.
If happiness is our nature, then why isn’t it simpler?Read More