The beacon

I’ve noticed these days that each time my ego even starts to crystallize into some form of wanting or resisting, there is instant and unbearable suffering ~ a deep contraction occurs in my being that is simultaneously avoiding and experiencing a deep despair. Yikes. Then a wise and loving question appears in my consciousness ‘how are you abandoning yourself right …

The key of Self-compassion

Hello dear ones, The past three months have been exquisitely full of coaching and teaching others in bringing a mindful awareness to all the aspects of life that can have a tendency to throw us off (our bodies, our minds, our emotions, our conditioning, our circumstances….).  It has deepened my practice of holding space for others with a full present …

Comfort eating and Awakening

Again and again I see myself trying to create peace and calm around me.  There is nothing wrong with this, in fact, it’s a natural and lovely desire.  But I see that any movement that is grasping towards peace is actually a movement away from it.  It’s a way to avoid what’s here. We want control.  We want peace, safety, …