Tag Archives: meditation

Sometimes It Doesn’t Work

It’s totally ok to fail. That’s how creativity works. You try and fail a few times, then succeed. Sometimes in between there is meditation or thinkage. Sometimes there is booze. My super low-flow sink has really exceeded expectations overall. It … Continue reading

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The Mind Silencing Reminders Are Working

“Who is listening?” …is the message that pops up on my phone randomly 7-9 times a day. When it does, I read it and watch my mind. When an answer or another thought comes up, I ask “to whom does … Continue reading

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Scientific Mindfulness and Stopping Your Mental Hamster Wheel

I’ve had some of the most profound, joyful, and stress-free experiences in my life when I’ve gotten the constant chatter of my thoughts to stop. The first book that got me there was The Power of Now. However, I’ve found … Continue reading

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Sitting in Hulls

My zafu just sprung a leak, covering the room in buckwheat hulls. Metaphor, anyone?

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24 Hour Chant for Peace and Shark Tank Weekend!

My weekend was cooler and more exciting than yours. I picked up Vasa straight from work on Friday and we headed to the Great Vow Zen Buddhist Monastery to participate in the 24 Chant For Peace.  Starting at 7 PM … Continue reading

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