Meditation Quickens the Pace at Which We Are Able to Forgive and Let Go

Last weekend my husband and I were in Nantucket. Out to dinner at some bustling bistro in the downtown area. And we got into a tiff. And in the process some ancient wound that I hadn’t felt in a long time was reaggravated and I felt myself sink into a place of coldness and anger. …

Are you Prone to Anger? Worry? Anxiety? You Should Meditate.

Them: "Why do you meditate?" Me: "Oh if you only knew." I meditate because I’m prone to anxiety. Because I’m prone to anger. Because I’m prone to thinking too much. I’m the one who can’t fall asleep after watching (insert any remotely violent video ever). Some of the family favorite episodes where I utterly freaked …

The Busyness is in Your Head

“...There isn’t enough time. I’ve made too many commitments. I’m too busy. My routine is thrown. I’m not doing enough. I’m not prepared for all this upcoming travel. There isn’t enough time....” This feeling of constriction and scarcity, it’s in your head. Your thoughts are making your world feel small. The antidote is simply to …