Thanks, Lovely Ash Tree

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 15:37

When we lost our Ash tree two years ago, I felt a great loss. But after some reflection, the feeling turned to gratitude.

Meeting Jon Kabat-Zinn

Friday, 28 June 2019 10:47

On two occasions, I met Jon Kabatt-Zinn, the founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course offered throughout western society since 1979. Each time, I was inspired and felt so welcomed.

Self-Awareness and Happiness

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:44

My website sets out the name of the course I teach - Mindfulness Meditation. Underneath this name, the tagline which I recently changed reads Self-awareness and happiness. This is the major purpose of practicing meditation and mindfulness.

Letting Go of Frustration

Sunday, 06 May 2018 16:58

When the nurse told me I couldn’t donate blood, after all I’d gone through, I felt the frustration expanding in my chest.

Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, 28 September 2017 17:14

Mindfulness Meditation

Several meditations followed by a reading or talk and discussion. New meditators will be guided during the meditation.

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesdy of September to June, beginning September 25th.

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

357 Wilmont Ave - see map on Contact page.

$15 per session (drop-ins welcome). $12.50 per session if you register for 8 sessions.

Benefits

If you attend a session, you can receive bi-weekly email with links/talks about mindfulness meditation.

Chairs for meditation are available. If you'd like me to bring a cushion or bench for you, please send me an email.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact Peter Black @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 613-322-7196

 

 

    

Learning to Live in Harmony

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 16:52

When I opened the front door this morning, and took in the beauty of the clouds, feel of the breeze, and smell of fresh moist air, I felt really alive. I also felt an urge to write about learning to live well through meditation and mindfulness (M&M).

Private Instruction

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 13:14

"Our deepest happiness . . . is born from letting go of what is unnecessary, and knowing ourselves to be always at home."
Sharon Solzberg - author of Loving Kindness: The Revolutionaty Art of Happiness
and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Avoiding Cell Phone Disharmony

Sunday, 07 May 2017 01:00

The new tagline on my website – Living in harmony with everything – helped me handle my irritation recently with someone on their cell phone in the restaurant.

Taking in the Good

Sunday, 29 January 2017 15:33

As human beings, we have three core needs - we want to feel safe, satisfied and connected. Hardwiring Happiness explains how we can better meet these needs through a practice called Taking in the Good (by Dr. Rick Hanson, neuropsychologist).

The Power of Meditation

Monday, 19 December 2016 06:43

During the last session of the course I recently taught on meditation and mindfulness, I was once again impressed by the power of this practice.

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