Thanksgiving Forest Bathing

Spending time among trees is healing, and we can find wisdom and refreshment from them, particularly as Thanksgiving is upon us in the US this week.

Electric Sheep and Freaks

I’ve just been listening to Janelle Monáe—her new album, The Electric Lady, just released on iTunes. Her voice is amazing, but it is her creative, thoughtful use of a variety of genres while commenting on self-hood and social norms that hooks me. One of my favorites right now is Q.U.E.E.N. It is in this song… Continue reading Electric Sheep and Freaks

Sitting Shiva at the Tomb

  The corporate world, medical sciences, even the health care industry, have research that suggest those engaged in mindfulness (e.g., meditation, yoga, spiritual practices) have significantly better physical and mental health, are more productive and vastly more creative. Still more, those who are intentional about taking time for quiet and stillness have an overall sense… Continue reading Sitting Shiva at the Tomb