Just breathe

Take a moment to listen.  Can you hear it?  It’s your very own breath. Typically, we don’t listen to our breath, we take it for granted.  It’s our body’s mechanistic way of working.  However, the breath is so much more than the oxygen it brings in to our lungs to make our bodies function.  The…

‘Self-Worth, Self-Love, Self-ish’

Being in love with yourself isn’t selfish – is it? Join us as we steep ourselves in all that we love and experience the transformation of self-love!  “Today, I recognize my soul’s longing to be nurtured and loved.  I open my heart and allow myself to receive kindness, love and compassion, acknowledging I am worthy…

Who’s Your Boss?

Back in the early 2000s, I began to experience a symptom I now know as air hunger. I should say, re-experienced, because I’d had the same problem when I was in my early 20s. “It’s just nerves,” the doctor said. “Relax and it will go away.” And indeed within a year it was a distant…

Practicing Mindfulness With Children

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” Dalai Lama Recently, at the Center of Spiritual Living, Capistrano Valley, the Roots of Science of Mind class concluded its 10 week journey. As part of the closing, a special project was to be…

Celebrating Our Sentient Beings

I am dedicating this blog to my dog. Happy Birthday to my Pretty. I am also dedicating this blog to the people in my life who have shown me what it means to love a dog. You know who you are. Happy Birthday Pretty. 11 Years of unconditional love, comic relief and companionship. I found…