Spirituality

The Ocean of Impermanence

By | March 18th, 2016|Mind, Mindfulness, Recovery, Spirituality|

Curious about the Buddhist idea of impermanence? Ask the ocean. For a moment, imagine sitting on a soft, white sandy beach looking out towards the [...]

Hawk Meditation

By | March 17th, 2016|Meditation, Recovery, Spirituality|

What I love about the symbol Hawk is that he is a perfect balance of bold and powerful, yet peaceful and flowing free.  Hawk can [...]

Redwood Forest Rain

By | February 26th, 2016|Healing, Meditation, Spirituality|

Nestled warm in a cabin in the Northern California redwoods, a light forest rain begins to fall, surrendering my soul into its gentle movement, freshness, [...]

Orion Meditation

By | February 15th, 2016|Meditation, Spirituality|

I remember many nights in my childhood looking up at the sky, mesmerized by the beauty above me and always comforted to recognize Orion's constellation [...]

Exploring Beauty

By | February 4th, 2016|Connection, Spirituality|

John O’donahue, the late Irish poet and philosopher, weaves beauty and spirituality in a way that is magnificent.  He shares: “The beauty that emerges from [...]

My Favorite TED Talks

By | January 23rd, 2016|Connection, Happiness, Healing, Recovery, Spirituality|

It’s no secret, I love TED talks.  Anyone who has ever worked with, or known me for that matter, knows that I am constantly recommending [...]

Look Up: Celebrating Clouds

By | January 21st, 2016|Meditation, Recovery, Spirituality|

Coffee in hand, cool California air, looking up, watching the sunrise, noticing the artful way the sky shifts and shapes each cloud... a special way [...]

Can Mindfulness Change My Life?

By | January 17th, 2016|Mindfulness, Recovery, Spirituality|

We are all familiar with the ache of wanting change to happen but not being quite sure how actually to make it come into fruition.  [...]

Honoring My Journey

By | January 13th, 2016|Healing, LindyAriff, Recovery, Spirituality|

Sleep eludes me in these early morning hours, as my mind traces over the past two years, lessons learned, lives that I have been blessed [...]

Softening Within: A Meditation for Warmth & Joy

By | November 24th, 2015|Holidays, Meditation, Spirituality|

This morning I sit on a woodsy dining room chair, savoring a hot cup of tea and watching the golden hues of the sunrise weaving [...]