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Everything listed under: Meditation

  • Coffee & Meditation

    There is a bumper sticker in the town where I live that says something to this effect: “If I’m driving too slow for you, you are in the wrong town”.Depending what mood I’m in or if I’m in a hurry I either find this adorable or very frustrating.Some of you are living extremely busy work and personal lives. How, in the middle of that kind of pace can we practice “being in the moment”?There is so much research out now about the benefits of meditation and re...  Read More...

  • Live in the Now!

    Hi, I’m Brenda Ryan, and I have the good luck and privilege of working with Marilyn. Having just returned from a 10-day “vipassana” meditation course, Marilyn invited me to write a guest blogpost sharing my experience. I duly agreed!“Vipassana” means “insight” and is a form of Buddhist meditation practiced for millennia.   Read More...

  • Peace?

    We've talked about happiness lately. Let's talk about it's foundation, peace.Google defines it as: freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility.Let's go beyond that. I think there is a different layer to peace than "simply" the absence of disturbance or the presence of quiet and tranquility.   Read More...

  • Resilience - It's All in Your Head

    Well I had another blog ready to go today but I was just “presented” with a very live opportunity to share some resilience tools.In case it hasn’t been obvious, I have a commitment to being vulnerable, real and practical in Marilyn’s Musings. This morning takes all that to a new level.Monday morning my father-in-law passed away. At the age of 94 he left behind my mother-in-law, Priscilla, at the age of 92 after 65 years of marriage.Needless to say, there is a lot of raw p...  Read More...