A Mindful Pity Party: Meditating While Sick

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s a beautiful weekend. Probably the first beautiful weekend we’ve had in a while and…I’m sick! A kindly friend gently reminds me it’s only a throat virus, and I internally combust: NO, it’s not ONLY a throat virus, pal, it’s MY throat virus…it’s happening to me…which makes it … Read moreA Mindful Pity Party: Meditating While Sick

Let Go Of Your Labels: A Mindful Practice

This post was originally published on this siteGrowing up, were you labeled the “sensitive genius”? The “rebel”? The “problem child”? The “nice guy”? I’ve especially enjoyed sporting the “smart aleck” persona, which is just one of the many identities I’ve walked around with, or have been dragged around by, over the years. Some were self-imposed, … Read moreLet Go Of Your Labels: A Mindful Practice

A 5-Minute Gratitude Practice: Savor the Moment by Tapping into Your Senses

Waking up this morning, I glanced at my cell phone and noticed the weather app ominously predicting many days of snow and icy temperatures ahead. Brrr! I could feel the chill of dark thoughts starting to gather. I could feel my body creak with cold and aging. Life’s challenges were seemingly everywhere. And yet…I was … Read moreA 5-Minute Gratitude Practice: Savor the Moment by Tapping into Your Senses