Mindfulness on My Mind

I’ve been meditating for about ten years, and just when I thought I understood the practice, I learned something new. This all came to a head during a discussion I had with a meditation mentor about mindfulness. I’ve read countless pieces of literature on the practice of mindfulness, but it was in this one talk that it […]

Peeling Back the Layers

You probably already have a good idea of what needs improvement in your life. Knowing what your problems are, or becoming more self-aware, is the first step in changing habits or behaviors. Even though you may be aware of your problems, it’s important to pry deeper to uncover the root of of these matters through […]

Looking at Our Parents with Compassionate Eyes

I came across a chapter titled “Parents” in one of Thich Nhat Hanh’s books, Peace is Every Step, that resonated with me as well as with the work I’ve done with many clients. I thought I’d start by sharing one of the quotes that I found most poignant in this chapter: “We usually think that […]