On loss and letting go…

Day 135 of #LiveWell2017 Last week I lost something. My journal. The one I started on January 1st of this year and where I hatched my ideas for this blog and recorded quotes and notes from the many books I've read since then about meditation, mindfulness, kindness, and generosity. When I first realized it was … Continue reading On loss and letting go…

Give with intention

Day 101 of #LiveWell2017 Generosity comes in many forms, and people can be generous for different reasons. The Buddha tells us that intent of giving is as important as the gift itself. Think about this: a friend has a birthday coming up. You feel like you should get her a gift because she got you one on your birthday. Work … Continue reading Give with intention

Who is this thing we call “self”?

Day 98 of #LiveWell2017 Even though I was posting about gratitude, I spent a good part of the month of March reading books about meditation. One of the threads that continued to arise among all the books I read was this notion of the self and how we perceive ourselves as "I'" or "me". I often found … Continue reading Who is this thing we call “self”?