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Category: Mind

Priscilla Warner

Learning to Breathe, and Why it is Okay to Cry: a book review

I picked up the book Learning to Breathe already knowing that I would love it. The topic appealed to me: the author’s yearlong quest to bring calm to her life. Dani Shapiro, my favorite writer and an important mentor, both reviewed the book and personally recommended it to me. The description of the author as […]

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Creating Your Personal Tea Ritual

Creating Your Personal Tea Ritual

How to make tea: Add dry leaf and hot water. Wait for the tea to brew. How to celebrate tea: Contemplate the leaf, pay attention to the water, breathe. Claim a moment for yourself and in that moment change the course of your day. With my hands wrapped around this warm and comely cup, I […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Mind & Heart

Spring Cleaning Your Mind & Heart

Here we are at the tail end of the colder months, and even though the winter was fairly mild, don’t you just get the urge to pull out the lemons, clear out the closets and spring clean the house from top to bottom?  I know I sure do.  And I think this cleaning ritual is […]

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Close your Laptop, Open your Heart

Close your Laptop, Open your Heart

What are our bodies trying to express physically as a result of our increasing ‘plugged-in’ nature? In what ways is this relationship to our iphones, blackberries, e-mail and Facebook insidiously compromising other aspects of our lives, such as our intimate relationships, the quality of our attention as parents, our ability to sleep deeply, our habits […]

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Invigorate Your Life Through Play

Invigorate Your Life Through Play

It is Tuesday afternoon. I am sitting on the couch writing this article on the laptop I am balancing on my knee, a big smile on my face. When I woke up this morning, I had a lot of fear about starting this article.  I thought I would never manage to write it, I questioned […]

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