mindfulness

Quote: "Presence is not an activity, it's an availability" – James Low

“Presence is not an activity, it’s an availability.”

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Being present isn’t something you 𝘥𝘰, it’s something you relax into. Open to the world that’s right here now, just how it is. read more

Preparing a first 10-day Vipassana retreat: What I wish I would’ve known

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Going to your first Vipassana course? Here’s what to know, how to prepare, and answers to common questions. read more
Red barn in an Indiana cornfield

God lives in a cornfield

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Stop, look, listen. You can find It anywhere. read more
Light show tunnel into the future

Slow down: Why are we in such a rush to get to the future?

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Get ready for the future. But don’t miss the life in front of you right now. read more

“It’s not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.”

“It’s not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
How do you make sure your life is full of time well spent? Here are some reminders. read more
BCN half marathon start 2023

Run the race you’re in

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Thoughts of future pain made my current struggle hurt more. The key is to catch that mental time travel and come back to now. read more

How to appreciate your body, right now

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You know that amazing feeling the day after you’ve been sick? Here’s how to notice it everyday. read more

“Don’t spend too much time regretting…”

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Said my wife. “Focus on the time you have in front of you. Do your best and enjoy.” read more
Cherry blossom trees Indiana spring

“Don’t take pictures. Stand here and see it”

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How often do you take time to stop and really see what’s right in front of you? read more

You f— up again. Congratulations!

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Every time you notice you’ve reacted poorly, you take a step forward. read more

Crosswalk coffee: a simple act of kindness

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What little thing could you slip into your routine to warm up someone’s day? read more

A simple Valentine’s Day gift you may have overlooked

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It’s a game. But it’s really about family time together. read more

When your kids use your words against you

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Whether a spontaneous insight into reality, or just a child being funny—kids say the darndest things. read more

Tomorrow is another day

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The past is past. Learn from mistakes. Then go to bed, and wake up with a clean slate. read more

First snow of the year

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Beautiful, and delicious. Would you care for a snow banana? read more

Goodbye, Thich Nhat Hanh, and thank you

Goodbye, Thich Nhat Hanh, and thank you 1024 713 Looking out Loud
Today we say goodbye to a great spiritual leader, who will always be here. read more

What the end of life reminds us about everyday life

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“I wish we would have had more time together.” read more

We’re (already/only) halfway done

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A single word can flip your entire perspective. Got chocolate milk? read more
"A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you."

“A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.”

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This is half correct. Plus 10 ways to show your love. read more

Guide your children by walking through your childhood

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You are laying the foundation for your child’s future mind. read more