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Come join me this Sunday at this lively and vibrant outdoor market. I'll have fresh new handmade bowls, plates, cups, mugs, vases, and more.
The spiritual journey is life itself, and the practice is relating with everyone you meet and everything that happens along the way. It’s not about being a “Buddhist,” but rather is about being a kind and gentle human being.Read More
In the initial stages of individual therapy, “skill building” (a.k.a. mindfulness training) is ideal so that people can begin the work of therapy while continuing to function in other aspects of their life. In other words psychological “symptoms” need to be replaced by skills. Practicing the “Four Mindfulnesses” is one way to develop these tools and can be included in everyday meditation practice.Read More
Grief is an umbrella term that describes the stages of difficult feelings that we experience when we lose someone we love. Learning how to safely work through overwhelming emotions is also the heart of the Buddhist spiritual journey.Read More
I had the good fortune of training in both Buddhist Psychology at Naropa University and in Relational Psychotherapy at my internship in San Francisco. The merging of the two disciplines have shaped the way I support people in their healing and transformation.Read More
Mindfulness helps us live in the present moment where we can find our joy. Joy is an inherent part of our basic nature. We all have it, but many of us have lost touch with it over the years.Read More
The Buddhist term for our inner wisdom is Prajna. Prajna is like the sun's rays lighting up the clear blue sky. We all have it and don't need to do anything to get more of it. Deep inside there is a part of us that is deeply wise, loving, and available to us 24/7.Read More
The first part of learning how to meditate is getting comfortable with the physical posture. Understanding how to hold our body while we meditate is very important. Each instruction is there for a reason and that is to help our energy flow in the best way to relax our mind.
Our moment by moment connection with ourselves is probably the most important relationship we have. It informs and shapes our relationships with others in ways we may or may not be conscious of.Read More
You begin the spiritual journey by focusing on yourself and gaining clarity about what causes you suffering and what brings you genuine happiness.Read More
The most important point of the Buddhist spiritual journey is realizing your mind's true nature as wisdom and compassion.Read More
The Buddhist spiritual journey is a healing journey because you discover the truth of who you are.Read More
The Buddhist spiritual journey is a healing journey and has a synergistic relationship with psychotherapy.Read More
An interview with John Welwood that appeared in Tricycle magazine about how the concept of "spiritual bypassing" has evolved since he introduced it thirty years ago.Read More
Using mindfulness practice in the treatment of eating disorders.Read More
How to practice mindfulness and compassion in relationships.Read More
How to apply mindfulness to working with emotions.Read More
Using the five wisdom energies to explore psychological shadow material.Read More