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Summertime and the Livin is Easy

Summertime and the Livin is Easy

Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy. Imagine yourself floating on a peaceful river or lake.  Maybe you’re on a boat or a raft, maybe you’re just in the water.  It’s the perfect temperature. Sometimes simple is just right for a meditation. Enjoy. If you decide to do the...

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Light Therapy

Light Therapy

Scientists are experimenting with light therapy to treat mental and physical health. They use light boxes and assign research participants to sit in front of the boxes for an hour every morning at a specific time. Light therapy has been shown to help boost mood...

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Things we do quickly

Things we do quickly

Things we do quickly... Yoga philosophy always informs the meditations I teach, but I have avoided making the connection explicit. After all, my students are coming to experience a meditation, not to become yogis. It became time for me as a teacher to lift the veil. ...

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Nourished by Beauty

Nourished by Beauty

Nourished by Beauty Designing meditations in the tradition of yoga is a little like writing a 3-line, 17 syllable Japanese haiku poem. Most of the time in the meditation is devoted to preparing the mind and body to engage with the meditation. At appropriate points,...

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Finding Your Way

Finding Your Way

What is finding your way like for you? Do you have a perfect sense of direction, easily knowing where you are and which way to turn? Do you pay little attention to where you are, feeling lost in space when you’re deciding which way to go? Each of us has our own...

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Peaceful Protest

Peaceful Protest

I’m not going to the protests but I do want to contribute to racial justice and equity. I’m not going to the protests because of co-vid 19. And because my body, after 40+ years of accumulated neurological damage from MS, can’t stand up for more than a minute or walk...

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A Special Teacher

A Special Teacher

"Just allow" a teacher from your past to come to mind. Passing a drive-by middle school graduation inspired this week’s meditation. A mile-long line of cars packed with students and balloons drove slowly by the teachers who were waving and cheering outside of the...

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The Feeling of a Friend

The Feeling of a Friend

The Feeling of a Friend I recently lost a parent. And had my first experience of friends reaching out to offer love and support. I discovered that receiving friends’ messages, cards, and calls helped by buoying my sense of my connection with and gratitude for those...

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My Early Nature

My Early Nature

What could be more important or interesting than you? This week’s meditation was a big deal for me, because it is the beginning of year 2 of teaching weekly meditations. Episode 53. With a hope that Carrie 2.0 has learned from the first 52 experiences and is now new...

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