Monthly Archives: January 2014

Four-Legged Snow Angels

Falling snow reminds me to stop and listen to the silence. Falling snow gave me my first memorable taste of a quiet mind. And this winter, I’m getting plenty of practice. This was the view from my home office window … Continue reading

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A Mindful Eating Practice

Mindful eating is about giving thanks for the food in front of you, feeling connected to all of the people who played a part in getting that food to you, smelling it, feeling its texture as you cut in on … Continue reading

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What Do Pets’ Birthdays Mean to You?

Happy birthday, Rico and Roxy … I think. I adopted Rico from a shelter and Roxy had been fostered by individual rescuers. Based on the information provided about each one, I estimate their birthdays to be this month. Some time. … Continue reading

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How to Create an Indoor Obstacle Course for About $20

A mindfulness practice offers more than stress reduction. Give your mind a break from your constant, controlled thinking and it can come up with some pretty clever stuff without your help. That’s how I came up with this little obstacles … Continue reading

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Four Realistic New Year’s Resolutions

I can’t remember the last time I made New Year’s resolutions. If I want to start something, right now feels like a better time to start. But I have to admit, something feels different this time. I feel different. So, … Continue reading

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