It’s Graduation, Not Retirement

2018-11-09T11:15:36+00:00 Featured Latest Thoughts, Latest Thoughts|

It took me by surprise, when I first heard myself say I was “graduating.”  But the more I lived it, the more I realized it was true. I hadn’t always felt this way.  When I first considered “retiring”, I was mostly thinking of it as a long vacation.  Then I realized leaving work [...]

Six Tips for Healthy Sleep

2017-05-07T15:42:20+00:00 Featured Latest Thoughts, Health And Wellness, Resources|

Healthy sleep is absolutely necessary for a healthy mind and body.  But your body can’t sleep if your brain is “running on empty.”  Give your body what it needs so you can have the healthy sleep you need. Eliminate (or limit) alcohol. Yes, alcohol puts you to sleep - but then it wakes you [...]

What Makes Me Not A Buddhist

2017-04-19T13:44:11+00:00 Featured Latest Thoughts, Latest Thoughts, Meditation|

There was a time when I thought maybe I was a Buddhist. I love what we do at meditation conferences, and most of those speakers talk about Buddhism.   We meditate, and we let go of suffering – our middle-class, first-world version of “suffering”, anyway.  We spend time awash in compassion - self-compassion, mostly, but also compassion [...]