Staring Death in the Eyes, Mindfully

Written March 2019 If you’ve read any of my (many) articles posted to Daily Zen, you’ll know how passionate I am about living and teaching mindfulness and meditation as a foundation for our individual and collective well-being. My own journey of over ten years has taught me many principles and truths, and provided me with […]

Say ‘Yes’ to What Is

“Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” Buddha Just when you think life can’t get any more chaotic, challenging or seemingly ridiculous, it does. Life’s like that! Where I live in Canada, tornadoes are rare. Recently, though, and all at once, six tornados sliced devastating paths of destruction through our tiny rural […]

7 Ways You Can Use Writing To Increase Your Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the art of keeping yourself in the here and now, and letting your problems go. It’s a great way to keep yourself stress-free in a world that piles more pressure on you day after day. Did you know that writing is a fantastic tool for mindfulness? Here’s 7 ways you can use it […]