Meditation & Trauma

“Research is now indicating that the brain can be unset and reset — and meditation can do that effectively.  Meditation can give you a sense of control over life, and that’s pretty significant.” – Fran Sussman via ‘Possibly a game-changer’ | An article in The Times Herald Record on how meditation is being usedContinue reading “Meditation & Trauma”

New Class: Better Brain Function through Meditation

Please note that the class has started, but there are a few drop-in spots available on a first come first serve basis each week. You must let me know ahead of time if you would like to join us for that week’s class. We will review the core meditation in full each week, so you will be able to participate. Drop in fee is $28.

Getting A Good Night’s Sleep, Naturally

Here are some natural, effective and inexpensive strategies to help you get a good night’s sleep. Because sleep is health essential #1.

Cross “Stress” Off Your To Do List

Chronic stress increases inflammation, and inflammation contributes to health problems both chronic and acute, from weight gain to indigestion to heart disease. The good news: there are ways to work with your to-do list and lower your stress, helping you stay sane, healthy and even more productive.

Jeff Bridges, a Buddhistly bent guy

“Show up. Bear witness. And then the lovingkindness comes naturally.” via The Natural | Tricycle. A deeply moving very personal interview with one of my long-time favorite actors, Jeff Bridges. Not the kind of thing I usually add to my blog, but I found this interview profound, provocative and uplifting, and hoped you’d want toContinue reading “Jeff Bridges, a Buddhistly bent guy”

Female in Your 40s or 50s?

In a culture that worships at the altar of youth, what can a woman expect once she reaches her forties, fifties or sixties? Is it true that aging means gaining weight, lost libido, thinning hair, and increasing aches, pains and physical woes? Absolutely not! This can be a wonderful time of life, if women learn to take care of themselves as well as they’ve taken care of everyone else in the decades before.