I can’t imagine this…..

read all the lovely chapters of Deb Koffman’s book Yeah, we all want to change. Preferably now. RIGHT NOW.  Magic wand kind of now.  When we’re overwhelmed with anxiety or depression we don’t see the benefit of each tiny moment that is happening within the larger shift in time. Yet it’s there.  It’s in learning to slow […]

Building an Inner Platform for Success

Natalie Hill sent me a preview clip of the upcoming interview she did with me about what I call the Inner Platform of Success.  To often I’ve worked with people (and had to find out this in my own life) who reach for something and yet can’t get there. Or they get there and then […]

Trusting the Process – Podcast & book review with Institute for Meditation & Psychotherapy

 The audio podcast is above.  Here’s Douglas Baker’s review of the book: A fundamental idea found in millennia of yoga-based teachings is that the human quest for relief from suffering can be found through both mind and body. This contrasts the Buddhist view that liberation is primarily a cognitive shift. As dharma teacher Larry Rosenberg […]

Here’s how I know we’re never stuck…..

…. it’s called, Experience Dependent Neuroplasticity This is how I know, based on the research, that we’re never stuck. Research consistently shows whatever we focus on for any period of time our brain learns and encodes. This is especially true if we’re linking thought with feelings and linger on body sensations. We’re doing this all […]

Out of your experience, wisdom arises

It’s been extremely helpful to hear from people about their experience. I’d still  love to hear about your experience. I’m getting ready to do a “deep dive” training Meditation Skills for Trauma course. This won’t be just about “formal” meditation — but more importantly (in my opinion) how necessary meditation skills are for living everyday life. […]

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