I've posted a guided "metta", or "lovingkindness", meditation led by Sylvia Boorstein during a conversation with Krista Tippett of On Being before a live audience in Detroit. I was drawn to how Boorstein framed the meditation as a blessing for oneself. Try the meditation and share your experience of lovingkindness.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on July 26, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments
I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder 10+ years ago. I've been in treatment for many years... battling the mood swings and anxiety that accompany this disease. I've been focusing on Buddhist psychology and the practice of mindfulness... in an attempt to soften these mood symptoms and lead a fuller, richer life. My therapist and I have been having an exchange about the benefits of mindfulness for the treatment of anxiety. These are my thoughts and questions on the…Continue
This is how we experience the world when we pause for long enough to engage with it.
Sliminess, too. Unease. The familiar sad pang of acknowledging impermanence. All this is part of life.
If we're not careful, we skip past so much. We…Continue
The end of the year is rushing towards me.
Christmas presents to buy. Relatives to visit. Projects to finish. 2011 is disappearing like sand through my fingers.
So what about the important things? You know, those things…Continue
Our cat Fatty snoozed on the chair next to me. My mind drifted to what I was going to write this morning - what I was going to tell you. You're writers. What would you…Continue
Added by Satya Robyn on October 25, 2011 at 1:20am — No Comments
Everything is a toy to them. They are endlessly curious about the world, each other and us. They…Continue
I hate slugs.
I hate their ugly fat bodies. Their sludgy colours. Their…Continue
Added by Satya Robyn on October 5, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
Hello, She-Writers. I’m Fiona Robyn and I’m very excited to be one of the tutors chosen to offer my course, ‘The Art of Paying Attention’, in partnership with She Writes.
I’m a founding partner of…Continue
I don't know where our beliefs begin - whether they are hard-wired into us from birth, or whether we invent them entirely. Most likely it's somewhere…
Added by Satya Robyn on August 27, 2011 at 3:42am — No Comments
On Saturday morning, I heard my neighbors chatting on their deck and smelled their good breakfast smells. I felt a little envious of their laid-back approach to weekends, so instead of jumping into the work I had going, I decided to sit on the deck with a mug of tea and the local paper.
But here's the thing: Reading the local color, I discovered several...typos. Before I knew it, I was lasering through articles, highlighting errors,…Continue
Added by Helen W. Mallon on July 19, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
I was reading this interview with Ruth Denison & it reminded me of the blog post(s) I wanted to write on addiction.
Quotes from the article...
- There was always something out of the ordinary in my relationship to plants & nature…Continue
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