Blog Topic: Mindfulness

Our Deepest Fear

By Marianne Williamson Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness That most frightens us. We ask ourselves Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually,...

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The Journey by Mary Oliver

Leaving the self-critical voice behind and choosing kindness.  Enjoy this poem by the late Mary Oliver. One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice – – – though the whole house began to tremble...

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The Summer Day – Mary Oliver

Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and down -...

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A Simple Breathing Practice

When we are agitated, stressed, irritated, frustrated or angry, this breathing practice can help us slow down, ground and care for ourselves.

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The Pain of Feeling Disconnected from Others

It's a bad feeling and sometimes difficult to bear. That 'pain of disconnection' that can arise when we are feeling rejected, betrayed, lost or alone. Sometimes our initial response is anger or resentment or blame, which are difficult feelings as well although...

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