"As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than there is wrong, no matter how ill or how hopeless you may feel." -Jon Kabat-Zinn The benefits of meditation are numerous and well documented. I have been meditating on and off for the majority of my life. One of my best friends … Continue reading 5 Steps to Mindfulness Now
“Every day, have a little bird on your shoulder that asks, 'Is today the day? Am I ready? Am I doing all I need to do? Am I being the person I want to be? Is today the day I die?" -Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie I was hiking with my girlfriend in Amnicon State … Continue reading Puddle Jumper
"Play on , My Beloved... Let me not miss one note of your melody nor one beat of your Heart." -Rumi There are three ways to kill your relationship. Every blog or website these days seems to be competing for your attention by flashing clickbait headlines like "5 Reasons Your Lover Hates You!" or "Sex … Continue reading 3 Ways To Kill Your Relationship!
"The world turns softly Not to spill its lakes and rivers. The water is held in its arms And the sky is held in the water. What is water, That pours silver, And can hold the sky?" -Hilda Conkling, Poems for a Little Girl, 1920 Everything is completely out of control and I can't do … Continue reading 8 Ways I Take Control Of My Life
I was running around in a heavy raincoat in a pigpen with my friend Josh as hail the size of quarters pummeled both of us and the large black sow that we were trying to maneuver into a shed. She was reluctantly backing towards the structure as we blocked her way back out into the … Continue reading Tornado Lessons
"I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen." - Winnie the Pooh Wake up and smell the coffee. We can row our boats gently down the stream, but life is no dream. If there is one thing I know it is that our brains are hardwired to slip into unconscious patterns … Continue reading The Door