6 Mindfulness Lessons Pregnancy Has Taught Me

As I round the corner of my 39th week of pregnancy and realize that I’ve spent more than eight months in this unique and ever-changing state, I’m struck by just how much I’ve learned. Aside from all the books and

Practice Series: Infuse Your Day with Gratitude

The theme for this month’s practice series is GRATITUDE.  Sometimes I get annoyed by practices involving making gratitude lists. And then I feel like a bad person for getting annoyed by a gratitude practice. I think the reason is that it


The making of love, like the dance of destruction, wields force and yields surrender. On the grounds of such hallowed paradox sits a temple in which the goddess reigns. She resides in the vibrancy of space, the intimacy of aloneness,

Practice Series: Listening with Your Heart

The theme for this month's Practice Series is LISTENING. The intention of this practice is to listen to others with heart awareness. Not only does this allow more compassion, it also allows us to hear people in sometimes surprising new

Practice Series: Listen to Your Heart

The theme for this month's Practice Series is LISTENING. This three-minute practice is designed to help you cultivate a greater connection with your own aliveness. When we take the time to listen to our heart rhythm in this elemental way, we become

Practice Series: Listening to Your Internal Wisdom

Our Practice Series theme for the month of May is LISTENING.  The intention of this week’s practice is to cultivate the capacity to listen to our own internal wisdom. This will build a foundation for everything else we’ll be exploring

Just Stop: On Breaking the Spell of Bad Habits

Last summer, in the middle of a chaotic house filled with half-packed boxes, I racked my brain to come up with a life plan. I was moving out but didn’t know where to, while considering leaving my job, deciding to