Meditation

The Trouble with Expectations

Meditation, Mind By July 11, 2017 No Comments

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” [The Science of Second-Guessing (New York Times Magazine Interview, December 12, 2004)]  ~ Stephen Hawking ~ Once upon a time… and they lived happily ever after. Is that familiar to you? Many of us believe that we are conditioned, from early childhood, to expect…

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Mindfulness Through Adventure

Mindfulness Through Adventure

Meditation, Mind, Spirit By August 29, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Generally, when you think of mindfulness, you think of serenity. Of being calm and peaceful. Of sitting, silently, focusing as much as you can without straining your mind. The notion of mindfulness as a calm thing is the core of achieving a mindful state through exercises such as yoga and meditation. It works for so many people that it has…

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