Monthly Archives: April 2012

When life gives you a broken tooth…

I arrived at work this morning in a right jolly mood. I began the day by trotting myself happily to the kitchen to create my favourite breakfast: sliced banana, blueberries and pomegranate. After preparing my festive fruit salad, I proceeded

When life gives you a broken tooth…

I arrived at work this morning in a right jolly mood. I began the day by trotting myself happily to the kitchen to create my favourite breakfast: sliced banana, blueberries and pomegranate. After preparing my festive fruit salad, I proceeded

What is art to you?

When many of us think of art, we think of a famous painting or an exhibition. When we think of an artist, we may think of the famous painter Van Gogh or the neo-artist, usually existing on the fringe of

What is art to you?

When many of us think of art, we think of a famous painting or an exhibition. When we think of an artist, we may think of the famous painter Van Gogh or the neo-artist, usually existing on the fringe of

“Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History”

My mom bought me this picture. It’s still sitting on a window ledge in my meditation room. I will hang it up today. My mother is one of my biggest heroes, and this gift is just one example of why.

“Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History”

My mom bought me this picture. It’s still sitting on a window ledge in my meditation room. I will hang it up today. My mother is one of my biggest heroes, and this gift is just one example of why.

The Power of Meditation

In April of 2011, I packed my bags and hopped on a plane to Ireland for a 10-day, Vipassana meditation. It was a silent meditation retreat so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was looking forward to having

The Power of Meditation

In April of 2011, I packed my bags and hopped on a plane to Ireland for a 10-day, Vipassana meditation. It was a silent meditation retreat so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was looking forward to having

Bla bla bla bla…I am the light.

“It takes courage to deeply look at ourselves, but we can’t have real freedom and peace until we do. That’s why we want to be careful not to overemphasize a quick and easy trip to happiness. Enlightenment gets us to

Bla bla bla bla…I am the light.

“It takes courage to deeply look at ourselves, but we can’t have real freedom and peace until we do. That’s why we want to be careful not to overemphasize a quick and easy trip to happiness. Enlightenment gets us to

Things I love about life right now

Turning the page of a book I really like Hearing my mom’s voice when she answers my phone call Watching the clouds from my attic sky windows Watching baby animals of any kind, particularly baby animals playing together Making a

Things I love about life right now

Turning the page of a book I really like Hearing my mom’s voice when she answers my phone call Watching the clouds from my attic sky windows Watching baby animals of any kind, particularly baby animals playing together Making a

Anger

I recognize it. Its name is Anger. It flies from the heart to the mind through veins; through temples and eyes. It lay dormant, sleeping under regret and guilt. But something awoke it. It pushed itself out from it’s watery

Anger

I recognize it. Its name is Anger. It flies from the heart to the mind through veins; through temples and eyes. It lay dormant, sleeping under regret and guilt. But something awoke it. It pushed itself out from it’s watery