mindful practice :: a heart coloring page.

heart coloring page please enjoy this hand-drawn heart coloring page for your coloring pleasure.  use this as you’d like to color in the lines, or color around the lines, leaving space for the light ((white)) to show through.  as you color, allow your mind to release the to-do lists and to reset.  allow your mind […]

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on noticing.

A practice :: in this moment, whether you gather at the table to unwind or pause with this post, notice what happens within your body as you breathe deeply.  Breathe in.  Breathe out.  Breathe all the way through to your belly.  Notice what surrounds you.  What gifts “show up” throughout your day?  A falling leaf, bringing you […]

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The Mindfulness Summit

There’s an amazing online treasure trove this month called The Mindfulness Summit.  It is full of guests from around the globe who know mindfulness and speak through their specialities and life experiences.  Each day a new video is added and you can delight in the wisdom found there. from The Mindfulness Summit:: Melli O’Brien of MrsMindfulness.com has gathered over […]

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a video from mrs. mindfulness + The Mindfulness Summit

The images and message of mindfulness in this video by Melli O’Brien of Mrs. Mindfulness is lovely.  Her You Tube channel has a number of good videos to enjoy. There’s an amazing online treasure trove this month called The Mindfulness Summit.  It is full of guests from around the globe who know mindfulness and speak through their specialities and […]

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taking notice.

make room in your day to pause and unwind.  look at the rain caught on the leaves.  notice the beads of water and how they catch the light’s reflection.  get lost in the beauty of a dewdrop.  look up.  notice the sky, the clouds.  breathe deeply, creating room within yourself to notice the beauty that […]

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guided meditation :: warmth and welcome.

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guided meditation :: wide open space.

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spring in your step.

these spring days are unfolding before us.  we have renewed energy, noticing the sun a bit brighter.  we notice the brightest of colors opening before us as the daffodils, tulips, and flowering trees bloom. along with the spring’s unfolding and renewed energy, more is being asked in return.  as our energy returns, expectations are heightened, […]

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field journal project. daily prompts.

sometimes we need a place to start.  a blank page can seem daunting or it can be a fresh space for possibility.  usually the page fits somewhere between the extremes, a space awaiting your words.  your doodles.  you. here are some daily prompts.  i invite you to read through the list, pause when a word […]

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words to live by :: our core three.

what are your three words to live by?  each of us tend to have guiding words, thoughts, values that we live by, whether we’ve named them or not.  these three belong to a richmond, va native whose loves commissioned this work for her holiday gift this time last year. our core three can perhaps soothe […]

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