Behind The Scenes: The Grief Practice Book

I find myself in an awkward spot these days, a few months out from self-publishing my second book. I am afraid to fail and I am afraid to succeed. That's how I know I'm right where I should be. This book has had a life of its own. There have been major delays, hiccups, crash … Continue reading Behind The Scenes: The Grief Practice Book

Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time when I was very sad and very alone I would walk a certain stretch of beach for miles and dream of the woman I would like to be and say to myself, over and over: That woman is worth waiting to meet. I did that for years. It kept me alive. … Continue reading Once Upon a Time

How Long Should You Meditate For?

Meditation has been heralded as a great healer through the ages, and scientists are finally starting to understand why it works. One scientific study found that the relaxation response elicited through meditation, especially in long-term practitioners, is very effective at reducing stress disorders, such as hypertension, anxiety, insomnia, and aging. Meditation has also been described … Continue reading How Long Should You Meditate For?