Our secret weapon for stress reduction!

Our secret weapon for stress reduction!

Why do we have to deal with stress and anxiety nearly every day? It’s usually because our brains work overtime! We are hard-wired to be on constant high alert. Our brains would love to keep us in a fight, flight or freeze state. They are designed to do just...
Caregiver vs. Care Partner…does it really matter?

Caregiver vs. Care Partner…does it really matter?

When caring for a loved one, caregiver and care partner are often used interchangeably. But does it matter, or is this purely semantics? It may be subtle, but it counts! When we refer to ourselves as caregivers, we tend to set a mindset of giving for giving’s...
Have you noticed where your feet are today? (video)

Have you noticed where your feet are today? (video)

Do you know where your feet are right now?    Can you feel your feet on the earth? We often forget to bring our feet along for the ride throughout our day. How often do we notice our feet as we race through our day? We forget that we have a body at all! Zen master...
Resting in the stillness of the Gap (video)

Resting in the stillness of the Gap (video)

We all know the value of conscious breathing. We hear about it constantly. What we don’t hear much about is the place of stillness between the inhale and the exhale. This is the Gap.   We have thousands of thoughts in the course of a day. Our minds are...
What is Our Ultimate Concern? (video)

What is Our Ultimate Concern? (video)

Even in the midst of great disruption or loss, can we maintain balance? Can we remember who we are and all that we have?   Dharma teacher, Kaira Jewel Lingo, reminds us that joy is possible when we slow down and remember our deepest impulses.   We often want...

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