If I revisit the times when I felt depleted, burnt out and overwhelmed in my life, I can also see that those times correspond to a lack of deep connection with my purpose, including my values and what I truly think is important in my life. Burnout, exhaustion, fatigue, depression among others, knock at many
Transitioning back into normal life can be a bit bumpy after a Silent Retreat. Here are my Tips to support you… Long periods of silence, the easy set routine, no daily chores like cooking/cleaning/washing, and time for yourself each day. Many retreats support this transition with a shared last meal or a sharing circle, where
Kadampa is an international center for meditation and modern Buddhism with 1200 Kadampa Centres and branches in 40 countries around the world. I stayed at the Kadampa Meditation center New York, during its annual winter retreat for the study of The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra. It is set on 82 acres of natural woodlands in
You’re right each day is just a repeat of the previous day: get up, get ready, think/worry about something, do something, eat something, connect with something or someone, use technology, be busy, slow down, go to bed. Mala making above is the simple repetition of making a slip knot, only 108 times! Give or take
The kick-off to my two-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program (MMTCP) with Jack Kornfield & Tara Brach in Bethesda Washington DC was more than I could have hoped for!! Meeting them both in person and receiving their insightful Mindfulness Meditation training first hand for the start of my course enabled me to quickly see how
Is the weight of your “stuff” holding you back? We all hold onto things for a “rainy day”, but decluttering can have a fabulous effect – of making us feel lighter and free – physically and emotionally! So what’s holding you back????? What’s important to you in your life? ………….. I ask all of my coaching clients this question.
I have come to understand that acceptance and compassion have layers or levels. Depths of understanding, thought and action. We are all unique and different, just like these ducks above. Cute aren’t they, from Lake Guthridge, Gippsland Australia. When we see suffering around us we feel for those people. If we can identify directly from our
First Opportunity for my loyal students & clients ……. WAITLISTED..Book your Free Ticket here ! Hello beautiful people – This is advance notice of my Free Workshop for you – clients & students, who have joined me at my new studio over 2016 & 2017. This is part of my giving back to our Community, with a focus