Mindful Eating

Mindfulness means that we take a moment by moment approach to life. By doing so, we become more aware of our inner nature and conscious of our environment and how it impacts our life. When mindful, we cease to criticize or judge ourselves. We are increasingly more compassionate and loving with ourselves and others. Mindful Consciousness, according to Elanor Rosh at the University of California at Berkely, means “to adhere in that moment, to the object of consciousness with a clear mental focus.” Mindful consciousness, as related to mindful eating would then mean we adhere to our food with a…

Let’s Create a Mindful World

Mindful living, developing a now focused conscious awareness, is part of the shift that is taking place in our world today. We are all being asked to live in harmony with one another instead of hating, judging, criticizing, killing, making war. Our survival as a nation and as a world depends on our ability to love one another and love and care for our Earth home. I’d like to share this poem by Jay Ramsay, first posted on the World Shift movement website: http://www.worldshiftmovement.org/ ONE THING Shift One Thing stop the whirling. Take a moment to take back what is…

Nana and Lucy’s Excellent Adventure

A Story of Mindful Relationships Between Nana, Lucy and Nature After a morning filled with an Easter Egg Hunt, moments of remembrance related to Easter’s deeper meanings, and a breakfast  fit for a prince and princess my husband and our grandson Kodiak went off for some time together. Our granddaughter Lucy and I went for a walk along the greenway that boarders our neighborhood and follows along beside a pretty little creek. We decided to walk toward the woods and then on into the trees as far as we could go. We did not expect the old narrow path to…