Alex, Amy, Lizz, and I were retreating this past weekend, reflecting on 2017 and planning 2018, and also looking at our larger strategy and trajectory of where we're going. (That last part is mostly g...Read More »
Sometimes I need to find some relief from the onslaught of news
Part of resilience and self-care is knowing when I've had enough, when my system needs some "down regulation" as Lizz likes to say, a...Read More »
What catches your eye today?
That was the game I played as I walked outside between sessions.
For the next few months there will be filtered light with long shadows during the daytime. Usually...Read More »
November's theme is all about resilience. Think of those squirrels burying their nuts in the ground in preparation for the coming winter*.
Lately, though, I've been thinking of resilience not in th...Read More »
"Samhain heralds in a terrifying season when we are asked to embrace loss."
I'm really into dharma talks and recordings of meditations lately. I have a commute now; plus, I'm spend so much time at ...Read More »
Lizz is off this week but I miss her and so I can feel the impulse to channel something that is about food and nurturance.
With fall closing in, and with all the natural (and man-made) disasters sw...Read More »
Everything feels cluttered lately, as if all the shelves, nooks, closets in my home are swollen with Things. Objects. Items which are symbols for feelings or status or power or appreciation or functio...Read More »
I always cringe, just a little, when I hear someone speak seriously about "mindfulness".
What they are saying makes sense. It is important to be present in, well, the present—rather than the past, ...Read More »