Mindfulness

A tip for when you are trying to relax…

Hello friendly readers. It’s been an absolutely gorgeous long weekend in my region and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying it.

This video arrived in my inbox recently and I wanted to share it. It made me laugh out loud. The author of the email commented: “perhaps the delivery of the message is also important”. For those attending Read more ›

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Heartfulness, Self-Compassion, Open-Heartedness

It’s been a while since I’ve written. The mid and late fall were taken up with seeing clients and with supervision meetings–preparing for what did end up being my final exam to complete my registration for autonomous practice with the College of Psychologists here in Ontario. (Note: I’ve passed. I’m done!) Tragically, a week later I experienced a heart-breaking loss in my life. Then it was the holidays. I’m unfolding from all of this and am both getting back to routines, as well as consciously and deliberately working to create some new ones.

Today I would like to share a quote from a wonderful little book I read in the fall by Jon Kabat-Zinn called Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness. Read more ›

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