Waking up to who you really are

Waking up to who you really are

What brings you here? I invited you to take a moment to pause and consider what brings you here. What is in your mind and heart and body that has caused you to stop here?  You might pause for 10 or 20 seconds to get a clear sense of what brings you here. What’s the...
Waking up to power

Waking up to power

Waking up to power is amazing, fulfilling and challenging. It is amazing and fulfilling because when I am outside my element (and my power is almost always most evident when I’m outside my comfort zone) and I do something that I never though possible, I feel...
Waking up to all there is

Waking up to all there is

Through my mindfulness practice I wake up to all there is to be known in my life. That sounds pretty amazing, right? But as long as I’ve been writing, I haven’t written about what mindfulness is. Let’s rectify that, shall we? Jon Kabat-Zinn famously defined...
Waking up to love

Waking up to love

Let’s look at how one might be loved, be more loving and express love more deeply. Isn’t that what we all want? I’ll start by looking at one of the more challenging aspect of love, which I call the “stupid” argument. You know the ones where after it’s all over you...
Waking up to patience

Waking up to patience

Last year I attended a silent meditation retreat and the theme was waking up in every moment. The idea is that in every moment, through meeting the happiness, the sadness, the joy and the pain that arises in our own bodies, minds and hearts with compassionate...