This article has been a long time coming. You may want to put the kettle on. “Grief can make a liar out of you because there is a disconnect between how you feel, and how you think you’re supposed to behave.” This was Maria Shriver’s intro to her heart-gripping talk at the 2009 Women’s Conference.
I’m habitual Purger of Stuff. Can’t stand clutter. Nic nacs give me hives. Someone once critically described my living room as “austere” and I glowed with pride. So happy change for me usually comes from getting crap out the door. Dropping a bag of clothes off at Value Village, giving a chair away to a
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An hour or a day or a week of solitude. What was the quality of your breath? The state of your mind? How did you get there? The monastery was peaceful. Those five days when the Man and the Boy went camping, now THAT was peaceful (read: get to have long baths with magazines, write
I’ve got a new column on Mothering.com, called: Very Big Love: For Seekers, Mamas, and Mavens This week’s article: Mindful Speech and Supreme Kid-Respect It’s such an honour to be involved in anything that Peggy O’Mara does – she an icon of conscious birth and natural families. And get this – Mothering.com has the #1
“Porsidan” means “to question” in Persian. I know that because Jay Schryer is a questioner par excellence. He writes about in search for meaning and rock ‘n roll on his blog, Porsidan.com. Jay is one of the reasons I adore the global brain we call the internet. You get to climb inside of stories. You
(Disclaimer: this vocational approach does not apply to heart surgeons, shrinks, or pharmacists. Or the guys who engineer bridges.) I took a survey last week looking for “unqualified successes,” trolling for crackerjack people who bypassed the diploma, the pecking order, or the security guard to get to the top of their game. Here’s what we
Best night out: September 30. Tweetup at the Thom Bar, SOHO NYC. Hot, high-minded women in NYC, lounging and laughing. I mean, really. In the red tent that night was, Bindu, power Kate, Rochelle the inspired dancer, the When I Grow Up Coach, a Bronx Beauty, an insecure Ivy Leaguer, a lawyer come entrepreneur, a
What book – fiction or non – touched you? Where were you when you read it? Have you bought and given away multiple copies? The Unfolding Now: Realizing Your True Nature Through the Practice of Presence by A.H. Almaas A.H. Almaas is the creator of The Diamond Approach work, which Ken Wilber calls “a superb
My pick: Bindu Wiles’ Unexpected Broken Heart. A Buddhist in Brooklyn on opening your heart and minding your manners.