Self-Care Discoveries Blog

you are wildly intelligent!

Jon Kabat-Zinn has inspired me for decades — since I discovered him in 1992. You might know that he began a Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. He…

tumble down into your dreams

tumble down into your dreams find the taproot of all that is you and when it’s time you’ll know when to spring upward into the new     -- Brian Shircliff    

cocoon with us?

As you can see, we've cocooned ourselves into our new temporary home until we find a permanent location in 2021. Unpacked the last box just yesterday . . . the things we've discovered together the…


sometimes it’s nice to be like the plants... to sit and do nothing and everything happens bloom—   Brian Shircliff

In Gratitude For Bright Days . . . And Brighter Days

On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, our Board of Trustees made the difficult and wise decision to permanently move out of our space in Norwood, to expand our current online offerings and book-creation, and…

know how to unfurl?

know how to unfurl? like the drawn-touch of a lover that uncoils, comes again and again differently the wind inhales exhales softness surrounded by bony root-me-down, know the center of the star and…


-- Brian Shircliff, first posted on Facebook

...into the new

what do you need to do to wake up from the old paradigm and be born into the new?   - Brian Shircliff    


most would consider my street simple, ordinary — it’s a wonderland the sun comes, spans the sky, sets in wild color the moon a shy, unset singer leaves spurt out of dead branches grass and bugs…

what happens when i meditate

i sit down. rumble round to get comfortable. and the flow begins —     meditation, so they say ————— and all these little devils arise. one by one. a discomfort here, an idea there . . .  each one a…