Posts categorized: Mindfulness

Inspiration

Mind the Gap

October 18, 2011

It’s interesting how life can gently provide us with daily reminders. The types of reminders I’m thinking about are the ones that serve to bring us back into the present moment, and find us looking at something familiar with new eyes. Living in NYC, it’s incredibly easy to get caught up in the hectic pace of city life. For that...

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    I love this image! I made it my wallpaper on my computer at work. It’s a great illustration of what it means to practice mindfulness, and also an example of a picture being worth a thousand words! Which figure do you relate to at this moment? The person, the dog, or perhaps both?  

June 8, 2011

Sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor I recently attended a 2 day workshop called The Wise Heart and the Mindful Brain. The workshop was led by Jack Kornfield and Dan Siegel. It was an incredible 2 day event and was attended by about 750 people – the majority of us in the healthcare and therapy field. Over the 2 days we...

May 13, 2011

Ascent ~ Sara Roizen I’m happy to share that I followed my own advice from my previous blog on “getting unstuck in the studio” and have begun painting again! Aside from the list of ways to get unstuck that I already posted about, I have to say that starting to meditate daily again has had a very positive impact on...

December 5, 2010

Yesterday was my final day of classes for my first year in graduate school…I don’t think it’s quite hit me yet on many levels, and the idea of “summer break” seems quite foreign to me after a number of years without it! I keep checking my computer for another paper that needs to be written, but they are all finished....

May 7, 2009

Sometimes it is easier to stay centered in the present moment and sometimes it is more challenging. I slip into the moment almost effortlessly when I am engaged in activities that I am passionate about like painting, drumming, and being around animals. In everyday life (especially city life) it is easy to get caught up in the rush and hectic...

April 25, 2008