DEEP EXPERIENCE Blog

A Delicious Place

A Delicious Place

Discovering what shows up is my greatest joy when doing and teaching meditation. This photograph is one small corner of my mother’s living room.  Like every corner, there is a quirky, fun, elegant coherence.  What decorated-for-Christmas corner would not include...

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In loving memory of a treasure hunter

In loving memory of a treasure hunter

A meditation in loving memory of a treasure hunter. My father loved to hunt morel mushrooms in the woods, covering a 5-state region even into his 80’s.  He hunted Petoskey stone fossils along the shores of Lake Michigan. He perfected his ability to see treasures that...

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Otters LOVE to play

Otters LOVE to play

Otters LOVE to play. Mother otters play with their baby.  Adult otters play with each other. Adult otters play by themselves. Otters love to play. The playful otter meditation is mostly done lying on your back on the water (well, on the floor), balancing your baby...

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Dawn of a New Day

Dawn of a New Day

Half an hour before sunrise, the sky begins to fill with light. The dawn of a new day has begun. My teachers remind me that designing meditation practices based on what would be right for myself is a trap.  Meditation is for the student, and each individual is unique....

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Held by the Earth

Held by the Earth

In the Earth meditation you imagine yourself standing in a favorite place in nature. Find a way to stand that feels stable. Have a sense of the earth beneath your feet supporting you. Inhale raising your arms up toward the sky.  Exhale bend forward, your head and...

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The Shores of Shambala

The Shores of Shambala

Wash away your sorrow, wash away your pain (on the shores of Shambala) Troubles don’t just wash away. But it can be helpful to clear feelings and thoughts we are gripped by.  To become less stuck. In the Shores of Shambala meditation, you imagine or have a sense of a...

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Guardian Star

Guardian Star

Your human system knows what you need right now. In the Guardian Star meditation, you ask yourself what you need right now. Without using your logical mind to decide, wait for an answer to appear. Asking your mind to stop talking and listen is so useful. You bring a...

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Deep Clear Lake

Deep Clear Lake

Connecting with a deep, clear lake can be comforting. You begin the meditation by setting an intention to be comfortable.  Then you call to mind or have a sense of a deep, clear lake. Allowing the lake or sense of a lake to show up. You connect with the surface of the...

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Seeds Awakening

Seeds Awakening

Kitten season started early this year. Early spring beckons long dormant seeds to awaken.   Something in us yearns to get in on the fun.  To awaken and grow. In the Deep Experience Seeds Awakening meditation, you invite a project or an idea or a part of yourself that...

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