The Dentist Meditation

I am not looking forward to going to the dentist today.  I usually have good check-ups, but every few years there is an issue that crops up and I know exactly what the doctor is going to say.  It is the same conversation that we have intermittently had over the years.  He will say, “it…

giving and receiving (reprint from december 2013)

“Until we can receive with an open heart, we’re never really giving with an open heart. When we attach judgment to receiving help, we knowingly, or unknowingly attach judgment to giving help.” Brene Brown from The Gifts of Imperfection: Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are. Dear…

Another Year….

As I look back over 2014, I see it was a whirlwind of change. Although much of it was exciting and invigorating, it was also stressful and challenging. Moving, house renovations, moving again, this time out of state. I believed that I was going with the flow; however somewhere along the line, I began to…

god called to me this morning…..

…through the thick blanket of sleep, god called to me. “Nooo”, I habitually reacted, rolling over. “I don’t want to wake up”. But some small voice in me reminded, “but its god calling”. I initially assumed that this was a call to my yoga mat; like the ones I used to experience daily when I…

What is your heart’s desire….Sankalpa and Vikalpa

Up until this morning, it had been since December 18th since I’ve visited my mat for asana practice. Oh sure, I’ve done some other practices.  Some stretching, some breathing and some meditating, but I hadn’t “gotten physical” in a while.  It took a real commitment to stay on that mat too since as soon as I lied down, Mason…

Welcome

Welcome to PRACTICE PAGES, my humble little blog, about my experiences navigating modern life through the ancient practices of yoga, meditation, IREST,  and other mind/body and energy practices. Oh, and my 3 dogs tend to teach me a thing or two as well. I hope that within my practice, you will find something that resonates…