Managing My Reactions

Monday, 01 August 2016 13:26

I recently attended a silent week of meditation and mindfulness near Ottawa, where I worked at paying attention, observing my reactions to what was going on, and managing these reactions.

Exploring Embarrassment

Sunday, 01 May 2016 00:01

I recently attended a week-end workshop where I told the group how I felt about it, compared to a similar experience 15 years ago. After the weekend, I began to feel embarrassed about what I had said.

Spilt Coffee? No Worries.

Friday, 01 April 2016 12:57

I recently spilt a cup of coffee, just missing my computer, but had no negative reaction. It was a beautiful experience.

Grads' Night

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 00:00

I spent a very enjoyable evening last month with graduates of my Meditation and Mindfulness (M&M) course: leading meditation, giving a talk and discussing the practice of mindfulness.

Enjoying a Mental Shower

Monday, 01 February 2016 01:06

I’m often reminded, in my daily practice, of how refreshing mindfulness can be. It’s like taking a mental shower.

Why Meditate?

Friday, 01 January 2016 00:00

I recently participated in a study on maintaining a regular meditation practice, conducted by a Masters student at the University of Ottawa. It was an interesting experience.

10 % Happier

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 09:00

If you like a good story and Jewish humour, and want to learn about mindfulness in a television news room, read this book.

Imagining Problems

Sunday, 01 November 2015 00:42

I thought my visit to Victoria was ruined. Then, I realized it was only a bad dream, created while I was awake.


Sunday, 27 September 2015 16:11

Kindness starts with self-acceptance and extends toward those around you

Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

Thursday, 01 October 2015 01:01

Mindfulness is about waking up and living in harmony with oneself and with the world. As a result, you can live your life more fully, effectively, and peacefully.

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