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Mindfulness at play

When I was a kid, I remember my mom cleaning house furiously and midway through, sitting down in the living room on the cracked naugahyde couch with a cup of hot coffee and a lit cigarette, falling silent, staring into space. This was my introduction to meditation. Geri Wilimek, We Sit Meditation cushions, classes, and […]

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This practice agrees with you

As I practice periodic mindful sessions of being agreeable, I experienced an AHA about myself so huge that I had to sit down. It helped me make sense of and have greater compassion for myself, leveled-up. (Which of course is then also projected toward others.) And it’s regarding wanting to be understood, and people-pleasing. These […]

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Practices similar AF*

*Agreeable (being this) and Forgiveness (doing this) So it occurs to me that the benefits of being agreeable are amazingly similar to the benefits of forgiveness. Here’s from the previous post, on being agreeable. Now, consider this through the lens of forgiveness:

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Simply Be

Take two minutes, right now, to pause and reground. Whether you think you need to or not. You will feel better for it, I promise you. Take a moment to stop doing and to simply Be. Take a moment to stop thinking and to simply Be. Take a moment to stop worrying and simply Be. […]

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Honor and release; welcome and receive

As we come to the end of one calendar year and the beginning of another, it’s a good time for a fresh start. Maybe you just can’t wait to kick 2020 in the to the curb and are praying that 2021 is oh-so-over-it. Or perhaps you had at least some good things happen this past […]

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