self-care

go deeply?

Would you prepare a meal you love and everyone who eats it loves too and then say, "Well that was easy to make and delicious. I'll never make that again..."? Would you brush away the hand of your…


stable?

As the winds kick up around the world, as everything is changing so rapidly, and as many of us find ourselves moving less with the COVID-compassionate quarantining, how stable do you feel? Does your…


gift

there’s gift in watching  the rain fall time to sift within the soul all that’s gold and all that wants to be   -- Brian Shircliff . . . posted on Facebook 6/23/2020


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…


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…


DAY ZERO, YEAR ZERO

DAY ZERO, YEAR ZERO Something in me knew I needed to finish this book I had begun over a year ago . . . When We Rise by activist Cleve Jones. In it, Jones chronicles his ‘life in the movement’ for…


a new friend?

i enjoy one of winter’s last night-time skies a new season dawning arriving unfurling herself — life! and yet so much of me all human life (?) wants a bug to die (I fear it too) disrupting slowing…