Category Archives: Meditation
My life decisions over the last five years are taking me places I never expected to go. Introducing mindfulness meditation to the students at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is definitely one of those.
Before I knew it, the weekend I’d been anticipating for so long had finally arrived. I was on a plane to Chicago for the 2014 Mindfulness Meditation Retreat, organized by Michele Gaspar, to see old friends and meet some new … Continue reading
Thankful for two turkey dinners, shared with family. Grateful for being strong and vulnerable, curious and capable. Privileged that I have the right to complain, to vote, to be a woman. Honoured to share my stories with you. May you … Continue reading
I thought of you today. Whether you are still in veterinary college, out in private practice, working in academia or industry, I offer the following to you.
Call me a modern day pioneer woman. For my birthday, I received a book called “Modern Pioneering“. The author, Georgia Pellegrini, is a cook, gardener, outdoor adventurer and do-it-yourself kind of gal. As someone who just got her own Leatherman … Continue reading
The Zen Circle, by Thich Nhat Hanh “The zen circle has multiple significances: emptiness, full of the cosmos, space, everything inter(connected).”
I’d forgotten my iPhone in the front seat of the truck, which meant my husband had to turn around and drop it off to me at the train station. As he passed me the phone, he said “You’re going to … Continue reading
(Image from plumvillage.org) When the Universe tells you something, pay attention to the message. It only took the Universe three times to get through to me.
Sit. Breathe. Be. Images from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/marilynjane/3738876904/sizes/q/in/photostream/ http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/169987 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ex_magician/2864577028/sizes/q/in/photostream/
Just turned 100…my 100th blog post, that is! Can’t believe that I’ve been able to keep at this blogging thing for more than two years now.