Breaking Free from Emotional Whirlwinds

Our emotions may get the best of us. When we get carried away by every little emotion tugging on our sleeve and the storylines associated with them, we lose sight of the intentions that allow us to respond calmly and confidently to situations, and to maintain our center. We may lash out at others, overindulge in food and […]

Shhh, Be Quiet Monkey Mind

This video is a great introduction for those interested in learning more about meditation.  Mingyur Rinpoche provides a simple explanation of what meditation is and why it is beneficial.  By comparing the constant flow of thoughts to that of a monkey mind, he describes meditation as the practice of learning to let go and giving […]