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Musings from Retreat 3: The Little Green Bug

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

So I’m sitting alone in my cabin. It’s winter, 9,000 feet up – snowy and extremely cold. I’m meditating, and all of a sudden I see this little bug resting on my side table. It’s a green alien-like creature with delicate wings, about an inch long, and has a slim, pale body reminiscent of spring. I’ve […]

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Musings from Retreat 2 – How Your 1 Mindful Minute Supports My 100 Mindful Days (and vice-versa)

Monday, January 11th, 2016

My partner is really into her baths. When she’s overtired, cranky or frustrated, she doesn’t yell or grumble about it – she takes some “me time.” A kindle book, scented candles, a cup of tea or glass of wine – she shuts the door to the bathroom and it’s Do Not Disturb for a good, […]

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Musings from Retreat I – 100 Days in the Mountains…Why?

Friday, January 1st, 2016

I was having dinner with a friend of mine earlier this summer. In the middle of eating, she dropped her fork, shook her head quizzically and asked: Why on earth would you want to go on such a long meditation retreat? What are you going to do isolated in a mountain cabin for 100 days? […]

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