This exercise in meditation gave me a chance to slow down while eating my food... Subscriber Content Photo courtesy of Ron Dove “We not only have fast food, we have fast eating! Try slowing down to experience mindfully and taste your food.” - The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding This exercise in meditation gave me… Continue reading Tastefully Delicious
As I look back on the past year, I see some goals not quite reached and a few accomplishments that make me proud. And, I begin the New Year creating new goals while finishing up old ones. I began the year in full force; eager to beat the 14 books I read in 2012 in… Continue reading Writer’s Update From 2013 to 2014
Recently, I had an emotional break-down. I realized that my pent-up anger and frustration was a way for my depression to find refuge in my mind... Subscriber Content Photo courtesy of Ron Dove “By creating mental spaciousness, you will realize that you have much more control over how you feel and think than you imagined.” … Continue reading Spacious Minds Have No Room for Depression
I have been angry, lately. It’s no surprise. I am raising teenagers and I’m losing control... Subscriber Content Photo courtesy of Ron Dove “The Buddha recommended dealing with anger through meditation in order to become calmer, more aware of emotions and more loving towards others.” - The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding I have been… Continue reading The Antidote to Anger
It amazes me as to how big our Universe is when I take even the briefest of moments to gaze into that vast sky... Subscriber Content Photo courtesy of Ron Dove “Submit to the moment and feel a part of the cosmos, and everything and everyone in it.” - The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding… Continue reading Gazing at the Stars
Shortly after my husband received custody of his daughters, I realized that I was going to be a full-time parent. This excited me and scared me all at once. I was quite grateful to come across this meditation and was determined to see it through... Subscriber Content Photo courtesy of Ron Dove “Parenting is the… Continue reading Being the Best Parent That I Can Be
While teaching our daughters Buddhism and meditation we discovered a glitch along this journey; the bad thoughts that creep into our heads during our silence.
Children are amazing creatures. They learn quickly and adapt to their surroundings to create their own calm and peace. Their ability to see the world through innocent eyes is a lesson many adults could learn to incorporate in their daily living. However, children do grow up and become teenagers.