Meditation

A User’s Guide to the Nervous System — A Workshop

At The Yoga Tree Saturday, November 2, 1:00-3:30 Every muscle twitch, every heartbeat, every thought is created by your nervous system, from reflex actions to complex problem solving. So understanding how your nervous system works can help you use your muscles more efficiently, handle stress or tough emotions with greater ease, and work with pain, […]

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Single-Tasking: How to do less

You may be one of those people who sometimes, or even often, feels stressed.  What’s stressing us out?  I think many of us would say that there’s just too much to do, and not enough time.  We’re trying to get faster, more productive, and more efficient so that we can get more done.  It can […]

Neural Sensitization: Learning to Hurt (and how to unlearn)

You’ve probably noticed that if you watch a scary or exciting movie, you’re a little amped up for the next few hours, ready for bad guys to jump out of the shadows.  If you find a spider on your towel in the morning, every piece of fluff will startle you for the rest of the […]

Some of My Favorite Dharma Teachers

I regularly listen to dharma talks on the internet, and am so grateful for this incredible resource.  I have a few favorite teachers who have become touchstones for me, places I know I can go to find answers, be soothed, and be brought back to what is truly important to me.  So I thought I […]

The Practice of Enough

  As I’m coming up on my birthday, my thoughts turn to plans, resolutions, assessments.  What can I do in my next year to move myself ahead, meet my goals, check things off my list, get better?  If I’m honest though, this is a common refrain in my thoughts.  Walking through my house my eyes […]