How much of our lives are we missing out on due to distraction?
Dear Friends, A group of Plum Village monastics and layfolk are going to the Middle East in April to set up a meditation retreat. The emphasis will be on peace and interconnectedness between Palestine and Israel. Any assistance with funding would help this trip immensely. If you are interested in supporting them, more details can […]
I have been reminded of the goodness in people lately. While travelling with an injury that prevents me from using my right arm fully, several strangers have stepped up to help me stow my bag on planes or stabilize it while I search for something inside. When we landed in Bangkok last week, a Thai […]
Perhaps another name for uncertainty is unlimited potential.
Important questions posted in the corner of a temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. With the space, calmness, and focus that comes from meditation, we can start to ask questions and get a glimpse of what is actually happening as opposed to what we think is happening.
Starting in March 2018, I will be offering online mindfulness and meditation workshops for teachers, managers, and school staff. They include important topics such as stress-proofing, role-stress, and time-pressure. We can support our students and colleagues from a place of greater calm and clarity. Specific details and dates will be posted on www.tallmountainmindfulness.com/events/
“Yesterday is already gone. Tomorrow is not yet here. Today is the only day available to us; it is the most important day of our lives.” – Thich Nhat Hanh How are you living today? Is it laying a foundation for happiness tomorrow?
Good morning dear friend, The following quote stuck out to me in one of the books that I’ve been reading lately. I’d like to share it with you all: “The human nervous system cannot tell the difference between a real or vividly imagined experience. What you rehearse over and over in your mind conditions you…you […]
Good Morning! For those folk looking for a meditation app, I highly recommend Insight Timer. I use it to time my meditation sessions and it shows your progress over time. It was motivating to see how many days in a row I had practiced and this gently encouraged me to sit for longer and longer […]