Present Moment Wonderful Moment: Mindfulness Verses for Daily Living by Thích Nhất Hạnh My rating: 5 of 5 stars Last month I attended a women’s retreat. At the retreat center, … Continue reading Present Moment Wonderful Moment: Mindfulness Verses for Daily Living by Thich Nhat Hanh
I’ve not been following the not-crazy diet very well the past couple of weeks. When presented with a cupcake or a martini, I think, “I’ve worked hard. I’m stressed out. … Continue reading Just Deserts
Last night, in an effort to stay up past bedtime without the aid of the internet, I began reading Joyfully Together: The Art of Building a Harmonious Community by Thich Nhat … Continue reading I’ve Nothing to Fear but Reality. And Maybe My Kids.
A quote from Teachings on Love by Thich Nhat Hanh: When we try to grow flowers, if the flowers do not grow well, we do not blame or argue with … Continue reading Love and Gardening
I am so glad that I started this project with mindfulness. Making a practice of bringing awareness to the moments that make up my day is a great foundation for … Continue reading August: Thoughts About “Mindfulness Month”
I’m reading Thich Nhat Hanh’s Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices. It’s not the first time I’ve read about walking meditation, but it’s been very much on my mind. He suggests walking … Continue reading Bouncing Meditation
While I consider this something of a mindfulness cliche (judgment), it’s still somewhat fortuitous (judgment) that our dishwasher was declared “not worth fixing” (judgment…oh, wait, that wasn’t my judgment) by … Continue reading Good News, Honey! We Need a New Dishwasher!
The big day is here! It’s time to start my Happiness Project in earnest. I’m going to post here the schedule of areas of focus for each month, but I’ll … Continue reading Happiness Project Kickoff: August is Mindfulness Month
The resolutions I’m coming up with are all actions. Some are mental actions and others are physical actions, but they’re all (if I’m doing it the way I intend) concrete, … Continue reading A Shift in Perception