mindfulness


Why Another Pair of Jeans May Not Be the Best Christmas Gift Idea (as of yet)

For me, Christmas is a special time to reflect on the year and to enjoy a peaceful time with family and friends. However, it is hard to ignore the fact that it is also a time of overconsumption when it comes to clothing, among other things. Guilty as charged! In […]


yoga is deconstruction

Yoga is deconstruction

There’s a lot of awesome stuff going on OUT THERE in the world. But sometimes we are so focused on the outside world that we may forget to pay attention to what’s going on inside of us. Yoga is one way to do this. “Yoga is actually a deconstructive method.”, my teacher […]


Can ancient methods calm our modern minds?

Our modern minds are busy, very busy and, in general, that is the way we like our minds to be. We want our jobs challenging and our interests highly diversified. Our social lives consist of a widely varied range of different activities and we are exposed to much more information […]


The Drifting Mind: A Cause for Unhappiness?

This month we’re talking about drifting, so today’s Talk of the Week deals with the drifting mind and its relation to personal happiness. The modern mindfulness movement has been encouraging us to keep our drifting minds “in the moment” and “focused on the now.” But does this truly make us […]