Meditation: Calm, Daily Calm: Real ConnectionLength: 10 minutes Where: Bedroom, Los Angeles How It Felt: Inspiring! This second to last (of the year) meditation was perfect. Inspiring. Exactly what I needed. It was all about making real connection in life. She talked about social media, how it’s a poor substitute for the deep connection we…Read More
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Dec 29- Approaching Destination
Meditation: Calm, Calm LightLength: 3 minutes Where: Bedroom, Michigan How It Felt: Like a visit with a comfortable friend I’m on a plane now. We miraculously managed to get out of the Midwest on a flight only slightly delayed, a real feat lately with Covid and weather and employee shortages and all that. Not to…Read More
Dec 27- Next
Meditation: Headspace, Transforming Anger #5Length: 11 minutes Where: Bedroom, MichiganHow It Felt: Daydreamy- I floated away… These Transforming Anger sessions are good! This one was about recognizing that feeling anger can be a good thing. For instance, when we feel our anger in a time of injustice, it can motivate us to feel more empathy…Read More
Dec 26- Joy to the World!
Meditation: Headspace, Utter StillnessLength: 6 minutes Where: Bedroom, Michigan How It Felt: Refreshing Who Joined Me: Steve Six posts to go, including this one! My brain is already working on next year’s experiment: Pure Joy. I want to live a year saying “yes!” to the things that bring me joy and “no” to the things…Read More
Dec 25- Christmas!
Meditation: Calm, Calm LightLength: 3 minutesWhere: Bedroom, MichiganHow It Felt: My shoulders relaxed an inchWho Joined Me: Steve We survived Christmas! We were up at 7:30am, since we have one kid left who is still young enough to be too excited to sleep in. (We all collectively agreed to remember how sleepy we felt next…Read More
Dec 24- Christmas Eve
Meditation: Headspace, Transforming Anger #4Length: 11 minutes Where: Sitting room, MichiganHow It Felt: Soooo calming Who Joined Me: Steve Downstairs at the moment, making a midnight snack to take to the reading chair in our bedroom where I have serious plans to finish my book. The kids are in bed, excited to wake up early…Read More
Dec 23- Christmas Adam
Meditation: Headspace, Transforming Anger #3Length: 11 minutes Where: Couch in the sitting room, MichiganHow It Felt: WonderfulWho Joined Me: Steve Writing this on Xmas Eve! Got the house ready, Christmas dinner picked up for tomorrow (catered, because I do not love cooking enough to cook all day only to eat in twenty minutes, nor does…Read More
Dec 21- Pure Joy
Meditation: Headspace, Transforming Anger #2Length: 11 minutes Where: Comfy chair, bedroom, MichiganHow It Felt: Soothing Took a “me” day today since Steve was busy with his last day of work, plus he kindly ran some errands for us and had a two hour meeting with his men’s group. I thought I should take advantage of…Read More
Dec 20- Streak Society
Meditation: Headspace, Wind Down: NotingLength: 3 minutesWhere: Bedroom, Michigan How It Felt: Sweet Here we are, getting to the dead end of 2021, and I’m finally starting to really celebrate the most consistent year I’ve ever had. Yesterday I got my little badge from Duolingo for practicing 365 days in a row. I love learning…Read More
Dec 18- We Are Fam-il-y!
Meditation: Balance, Daily MeditationLength: 10 minutes Where: Our bedroom in my uncles’ house, Huntington, INHow It Felt: Loved it! My family’s Christmas party was a blast this year. We were having so much fun that we stayed up playing cards and laughing until 4:30am- and then went to the kitchen to pick over what was…Read More