meditation

how does change happen?

Dear friends in our yoga circle, Some of you reported that you felt a change in your toes, legs, hips, or even elsewhere as a result of your experience with Feldenkrais’ toe lesson yesterday. How did…


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…


bloom--

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…


...into the new

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


everything

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…


DEAR VIRUS

written during the Inner Journey Zoom meeting 4/8/2020, where we always share possible topics and then follow our muse to write or doodle whatever we like -- all are welcome (18+) Dear Virus, I’ve…


love in the time of 'stay-at-home'

did Gautama / Buddha set a timer when he sat for meditation? did Jesus have an agenda when he went to the desert to pray and feel the breeze?  after all, the ancients thought the breeze was the 'holy…


LESSONS LEARNED WHILE WAITING OUT A PANDEMIC (so far)

When I sit more often and do nothing ( = meditation), I have a much better sense of my life, where I am going, what holds me back from my dreams.  And those ‘holdings back’ get loosened and melt away…