inner taskmaster

Freedom from My Inner Task Master

I haven’t wanted to write lately. Actually, that’s not completely true. The deepest part of me has wanted to write. But I’ve had a lot going on, and I needed to put it…

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A Tribute to Ruby

We said goodbye to a dear family member a few weeks ago. Ruby, our fluffy, red, huge-hearted Golden Retriever, was with us for 11 years – through moves, babies, and…

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Waking Up to Goodness

I was reminded at a class over the weekend with James Baraz that gratitude is a source of deep contentment and well-being. It’s such a gift to be able to…

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Letting Go of Unhelpful Thoughts

“Just throw away all thoughts of imaginary things, and stand firm in that which you are.” -Kabir Thoughts are both a blessing and a curse. They can engender hope and creativity…

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Mindfulness: Gimmick or Gamechanger?

Have you stumbled across mindfulness in the media lately? Or perhaps you’ve been seduced by a mindful product on the shelf at your favorite store, such as Mindful Mints (that…

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