Bye Bye Beautiful Girl

I believe in Angels. I always have. I always will. I don’t believe in God, or religion, but I do believe in Angels. (Yes Grandma… I am allowed to believe in Angels without believing in God – there are no rules when it comes to faith!) Today we scattered my sister’s ashes. She is now at … Read more

Good Friday! What’s it about? Is it “Good”?

Good Friday comes with a lot of different connotations, pre conceived notions, religious activity and mystery even to me when I was younger. Why do I say that? I was an outsider to what Good Friday is to Catholics, explaining to a child it’s not just the last day you have to eat Fish for dinner, … Read more

Mantra Meditation

Mantra Meditation

Mantra meditation, which predates Buddhism, probably by hundreds of years, can be practiced by anyone and at any time. The power of mantra meditation is it focuses our mind so that it is no longer cluttered with distracting thoughts. This allows us to relax, center ourselves and create a deeper sense of awareness. The origins of … Read more

12 Unexpected Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

12 Unexpected Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

When I recommend meditation to my stressed-out friends, they often open their eyes wide and scrunch up their nose. “You mean, sit for an hour and think about nothing? I don’t think I can.” I understand. When you think of meditation, the first image that comes to mind is probably a yogi, sitting with a … Read more