Spot It You Got it

 Many of us have heard the phrase, “When you point your finger at someone else, remember you have three fingers pointed back at you.”  It took me a long time to truly get an understanding for this phrase.  It wasn’t until going into recovery for codependence that…

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From Intent.com: Just appreciate

  I love my friends and family. I know what their favorite colors are, which ones don’t eat seafood and which ones have secret aspirations of being children’s book authors. I recognize their handwriting and their laugh. Those things have taken time to get to know. My recent intent…

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What We Can Learn From Being Judged

We’ve all experienced the deflating feeling when someone judges us. Whether to our face or through a friend, the words carry the same weight. Someone else is saying we are less than, we aren’t good enough, we have failed, we are on the wrong path, or we…

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Entrusting Yourself to the Waves

I was drawn to my first Buddhist mindfulness retreat during a time when my son, Narayan, was four, and I was on the verge of divorce. During a slow, icy drive through a winter snowstorm on the way to the retreat center, I had plenty of time…

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