Meditation is not about perfection. Developing tools and techniques to help cultivate awareness and compassion is a practice with huge life benefits.
How do we cope with all that’s happening in the world, taking care of ourselves without turning away?
So many reasons to meditate! A fun exploration.
Our attachment to the idea of being separate causes us suffering. Feeling isolated, we react to the world around us in fear, defending ourselves against what we perceive as ‘other’. This dharma post helps us understand that we are not alone.
The old saying ‘you reap what you sow’ means that with every word and action in our lives, we are
In the last few posts of my dharma talks we have been looking at the Brahma-viharas, spacious mind-states where we
In recent weeks my meditation practice was put to the test. Together with my husband and five visiting family members,
My granddaughters are seven and five years old. Their definition of happiness is getting what they want when they want
Some of my students have been meditating for many years, while others are new to the practice. The value of
Through the regular practice of meditation — insight, vipassana or mindfulness — we cultivate the ability to stay present with