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Sweet, simple, succinct

“You should be meditating every day. Five to ten minutes a day — that’s it. This doesn’t require some giant investment. I don’t care how busy you are, you have five to ten minutes to give this a shot.”  (via happify.com, video...

The giant YES to life

“We honestly think that by saying No to where we are, we can get to the Yes. But if we say No to where we are right now, even when we get There, there will be a No. We carry the No with us. If there’s resistance right now, if there’s pushing away...

Who are you?

“All About Nothing is a Dutch movie which invites you to transcend the daily rat race by taking a radically different view on life. This ancient Indian philosophy is called non-duality and has been embraced by the likes of Albert Einstein, Eckhart Tolle, Jim...

Meet pain with compassion

In this 3-minute video, Dr. Gabor Maté, a Vancouver-based physician and author, known widely for his work in addiction medicine, speaks clearly on the root cause of addictions and how to heal them. Spoiler alert: the root cause is emotional pain — and avoiding...

Just breathe

“When I need to calm down, I take deep breaths.” In this simple short film by Wavecrest Films, kindergarten students explain why and how they meditate. Listen up, adults!  (via mindful.org)...

Sitting through March

We’ve added more dates, continuous now through the end of March 2015, for the “Just Sit!” sessions on Tuesday evenings. (Please check back monthly for future dates.) These guided meditations are open to any and every one. All levels of experience and...

I am that

“Whatever happens, happens to you by you, through you; you are the creator, enjoyer and destroyer of all you perceive.” — Nisargadatta Maharaj...

Sky dancing

Thanks to my sweetie, Michael, and all the super-talented folks at Skydive Arizona, for making my first skydive a fantastic experience. What a thrill. So dream-like. I wish everyone could have the opportunity to fly like this. Big, blue desert sky. Neat shot looking...

Fill ‘er up

So this is awesome: Buddha at the Gas Pump — a show that explores enlightenment through a series of interviews with spiritual practitioners and teachers, many of whom openly discuss their experiences with ‘the awakened state.’ By its own description:...

December meditation sessions in Guelph

Two more Just Sit! sessions are scheduled for 2014: tomorrow evening, December 9th, and next week, December 16th. Join us from 7-8pm at 123 Woolwich St, 2nd Floor, for simple guided meditations. Learn to be still and relax. Sessions will resume in the new year, dates...