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Try Family Meditation for Closer Relationships and Personal Growth

Try Family Meditation for Closer Relationships and Personal Growth

In an effort to go through life with more mindfulness and as a way to teach my kids to be more introspective and thoughtful about themselves, we have begun a daily family meditation. Not the legs-crossed/eyes-closed/upturned-hands/”Om” type of meditation, but rather the kind where you read short but meaningful passages and discuss them. It only takes about ten minutes per day, but it builds a lot of personal skills in all of us. Read More

My Panic Attack Survival Kit

My Panic Attack Survival Kit

I suffer daily with anxiety and panic attacks. I’ve tried medication in the past and it just didn’t work for me. So, when I need something to bring me back down to earth, I look to various things to help me. Here’s a list of a few of the things I use to bring me back and get me through the day. Read More

Zen Alarm Clock by Now & Zen

I’m a meditation geek and whenever I can find a new app or tool to include in my practice, I like to try it out. The Zen Alarm Clock by Now & Zen is my newest mediation tool and so far I’m loving it. You can use it as an alarm clock, interval timer, countdown timer and a meditation timer. I’m currently using it mostly as an alarm clock. Read More

Meditation for Geeks: Part 2

Meditation for Geeks: Part 2

I could go on and on about meditation forever. The benefits, the techniques, the how to and how not, but I know that’s not why you’re here. The title of this article is after all “Meditation for Geeks.” In Meditation for Geeks: Part 1, I explained to you why I meditate and I also gave you some basics. In part 2, I’m going to tell you about a few items that I use during my meditation routine. Read More

The Science of Happiness

Once upon a time, long before parenthood was on my radar, when I was young, single and training to be a city Metro driver, a crotchety old-timer on the fleet taught me to smile at each and every passenger who stepped onto my trolley. Read More