Odds and Ends

1. Wednesday’s post prompted some conversation at my Facebook page, and one of the funniest clips was posted in the comments. Since I’m a firm believer in occasionally laughing at your struggles, this video hit the nail on the head. Must watch, anxiety friends! (As…

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Mala Beads for Little Ones

Just a few days before we left California for Oklahoma, I received a little brown package that couldn’t have arrived at a better time. Inside were two malas for Whoorlito and Whoorlita – the kindest gesture from the folks at Mala Collective to help them…

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Mindful Monday: Resilience

I recently listened to the most fascinating talk by Dr. Joan Borysenko (a powerhouse with three post-doctoral Harvard fellowships in cell biology, behavioral medicine, and psychoneuroimmunology…um, she’s just kind of smart) on the subject of resilience. What is resilience? Well, the dictionary says it’s “the…

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meditating with a mala

How To Meditate With a Mala

I am thrilled that so many of you showed interest in learning more about meditating with Mala beads. It’s been a great addition to my practice, and really think it could benefit you in many ways. Here’s a video with some pointers. (Also, I guide…

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Mindful Monday: Be The Lighthouse

I hope to make Mondays a time when I can write about what I’m reading, learning and experiencing in regards to spirituality and mindfulness. There’s much to discuss. For the majority of my life, I didn’t really think much about spirituality. It’s not that I pushed…

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