Mindfulness

When we become entrenched with running errands and grabbing quick meals, we miss life, especially during this time of year with holiday pressures to “shop till we drop”.  When we live life on the run, we lose our awareness; we miss out on some of life's...

I just returned from a weekend of wedding bliss. Through the legalization of same-sex marriage in NJ, my beautiful niece and her stunning bride declared their unconditional love for each other before 150 family members and friends. This right, this ritual, to love who we...

It seems that since September, life has become a whirlwind.  The start of the school season immediately infused a flurry of activity into our home. My spouse has had to work extra hours each week. My mother’s health declined. The demand of my therapy practice...

My 4 year old son overheard my recent phone conversation with a friend. Her family's dog died. I was tearful, not only for her loss but for the stirred memory of putting my own dog down a few years ago. My son asked me about...

The to do list never ends. Family, work, social obligations and more consume our time and energy. Even our "fun" activities can leave us dazed and tired.  Yet as a culture, we keep this pace going. I'm as guilty as any for this lifestyle. During...

Children naturally embody the magic of wonder and present-centered awareness. I see this everyday in my kids as they demonstrate their fascination with the "ordinary". Simple things like intensely studying how the cabinet door opens and closes or how the soap makes bubbles on their...

I read an article today about a woman who realized that Facebook not only took over her life, it left her feeling depressed, disconnected and alone. How could something that identifies itself as "social" leave one feeling lonely and in despair?While Facebook and other social...

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