Tag: meditation

Time/energy and how to find true rest when your schedule has you running like mad…

I am very busy, right now, with many things on my plate each day and I can see myself slipping into old beliefs of time and energy scarcity.
Never enough time.
Never enough energy.
Oof.

And as these old beliefs took hold, last week, I found a feeling of deliciousness but also danger in…climbing into a warm bath and… watching TV. Oh the decadence of it. Watching NetFlix while having a sweet soaker with scented bubbles. Ahhhhhh—right?

Yes. But

Survival Tips for Storytellers (and other humans)

the road I walk daily (p bustin 2012)

Pam talks about her own journey as a writer – and offers up some tips from the road.
Includes a guided visualization she calls.. The Gift.

Going Lookabout (with as few “expectations” as possible)…

The mostly full moon has Pam musing…. About meditation, letting go of expectations, and the heartbreaking beauty of it all….

Knowing…

Wherein I talk about an interview I did on Saturday about Vipassana, getting glasses and… how we don’t know what we don’t know until we KNOW…

Shake and Bake 71 – Dancing with Discombobulation

Time to clean…time to pack…time to take it all back to the shakey-shack…

Vipassana: Musing on Pain and the Brain at a 10 day Retreat

The Meditative Monkey is back with more Monday musings… if I can watch my body and notice the changing sensations and also watch my chattering mind… who the heck is THE WATCHER?

Vipassana Baby-steps – Valuing the Experiential and Keeping an Open Mind

Installment Four of my Musings on Meditation – a bit more on the value (for me) of practicing vipassana and some discussion of things raised at the retreat that… gave me pause. And… just maybe… a wee insight found.

Vipassana: Into the body – out of the mind

Part Three in my musings on Meditation – a look at working with the body in meditation takes a left turn into… healing from past traumas… a little Good Will Hunting… a little Indigo Girls… and a little of me…

Vipassana: The Grace-filled Dance of Silence

Today I am ruminating on the going in and coming out of Noble Silence during my recent Vipassana Meditation Retreat. The grace-filled bathroom dance and the Greeting of another being. With musical accompaniment by John Prine (Hello in There).

My First Vipassana Retreat: Part ONE: What it IS – Why I Went – What you DO

It’s taken me a while to get down to it – but here’s the first installment on my Adventures at a 10day Silent Meditation Retreat. More fun to follow…

Starting Over

Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

Activist Poet

Poetry, essays and other musings by Cathy Standiford

Keeping the Dream

The Healing Journey and Covert Abuse

Starting Over

Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

Activist Poet

Poetry, essays and other musings by Cathy Standiford

Keeping the Dream

The Healing Journey and Covert Abuse

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