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Nurturing a Formal Mindfulness Practice

Formal mindfulness practice is a training ground for whatever we may encounter in our lives, from the ordinary to the extraordinary. An unimaginable tomorrow becomes the beneficiary of today's practice by increasing the likelihood that our response, when it matters most, will be skillful.

Drop by Drop: The Power of Persistence

The practice of mindfulness can help us harness the power of persistence to develop more constructive ways of being in the world. We're better able to let go of unhelpful habits and respond to setbacks with resilience.

Cultivating a Mindfulness Practice

Cultivating a mindfulness practice strengthens beneficial qualities that mature into a more skillful way of being in the world. When we let go of attachment to outcome and direct our efforts to creating the best possible conditions, we find the courage to persevere.

Saying Yes to This Life

I recently encountered a social media post from a yogi to his partner that said, "Thank you for saying yes to this life..." I knew this beautiful sentiment was coming from his spiritual tradition, but it really got me thinking deeply - beyond…

Mindfulness Practice in 3D: Dedication, Diligence, Devotion

Do you have the patience to wait until the mud settles and your water is clear?  - Lao Tzu Mindfulness is both a way of life and a practice. Although some benefit can be seen after even very brief exposure, life changing paradigm shifts…