I only made it officially through one book in February (which is an all time low for me), but one powerful book is better than two or three crappy ones, right? It all started when my colleague was complaining about her new-age instructor for an education leadership class. Apparently his love for dream-catchers and meditation was his answer to being a great principal. The more I asked … Continue reading Full Catastrophe Living
Earlier this year, I crossed off my goal of learning to meditate (read about it here) and have continued to embed this in my daily life, at least a few times a week. Frankly, I can’t believe I ever lived without it. Last week on a flight to Dallas, the pilot announced, “We are about to hit some pretty rough turbulence,” which didn’t particularly bother me … Continue reading Meditations in an emergency
The other night, I mentioned something about my daily meditation and Thor corrected me and said, “It’s mindfulness; Mediation is when it’s religious.” And I was all like, “Whatever.” But seriously though, was I wrong? Have I just been practicing “mindfulness” when I thought I was “meditating” – what the heck is the difference? Thank goodness for the internet. What I discovered is that there are … Continue reading #26 – Learn to Meditate. Check.