How to Find a “Quiet Place” When You Are Learning to Meditate

Recently, a friend of mine who is exploring meditation jokingly asked on Facebook how she was supposed to comply with the instructions of a guided meditation to “find a quiet place” where she wouldn’t “be disturbed.” Yeah right, commenters agreed, if we could find a “quiet place” and avoid being “disturbed” on demand, we probably wouldn’t need…Read more »

Why I Like Eating Garbage

“If we make this recipe, then we get to eat garbage! What do you think of that?” As you might expect, my six-year-old responded to this with a mix of confusion and amusement. I had gotten a bag of cutie tangerines from the store the other day and they were plump, flavorful, and easy to…Read more »

What Makes a Year “Good”?

2018 is almost over. Though many parts of this year were challenging, I believe it was a good year. But this makes me wonder? What makes a year “good”? I started to write out a list of the things about 2018 that I really enjoyed and meant the most to me. Obviously, time with family…Read more »