Your Precious Life – Part 1

Your Precious Life – Part 1

What an incredible opportunity it is to have a life. At all. To fulfill that opportunity, we need a fundamental orientation inside that treats our life as if it matters. As if our happiness is important, as if being mistreated is not alright, as if we deserve the same...
The Beauty of Life in the Face of Death

The Beauty of Life in the Face of Death

This is the fifth and final post in the series on Your Precious Life. In case you missed it, here’s Part One, Part Two, Part Three, and Part Four. In it we’ll find the beauty of life even in the face of death. Some may find this post and experiential practice...
Reflections from the Porch

Reflections from the Porch

This is the fourth post in the series on Your Precious Life. Here’s Part One, Part Two, and Part Three. In it we’ll look back on our lives from a perspective set many years in the future. We’ll start by imagining that you are sitting on a porch somewhere, on...
Being For Yourself

Being For Yourself

This is the third post in the series on Your Precious Life. Here’s Part One and Part Two. In it we’ll find the new strength you can uncover through Being For Yourself. Let’s begin with another practice, similar to the one we did in the last post. But this time...
Being For Something

Being For Something

This is the second post in the series on Your Precious Life. You can find Part One here. In it we’ll look at the power of Being For Something. Let’s do a brief practice together. Think of it as an exercise for your mind. You can keep your eyes open or closed, take...
Your Precious Life – Part 1

Your Precious Life

This series of blog posts is about Your Precious Life: what an incredible opportunity it is to have a life. At all. Part 1: Your Precious Life Part 2: Being For Something Part 3: Being For Yourself Part 4: Reflections from the Porch Part 5: The Beauty of Life in the...
Eat Right

Eat Right

Eating healthy is one way to be a good role model for your children. Good nutrition is a key part of maintaining your energy as a parent. Eating healthy helps parents stay good-humored and patient with children, even when the oatmeal starts flying.