In the fight of Ego vs. Empathy, Ego apparently wins.

Gil Fronsdal – Empathy I’m struggling with empathy right now. If I sit for a moment and use my imagination, I can logically figure out what’s really going on, but it still hurts someone in the process: me. My thoughts have been tangled up in what’s not fair a lot since the accident. And there … Continue reading

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Day 15: Strengths and Weaknesses


I survived my second day of my 60 Day Bikram Yoga Challenge and I actually enjoyed quite a lot of it. I was dreading the class before I arrived at the studio and when I lay down in the hot room I wondered what on earth I had been thinking to sign myself up for … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Facing The Mountain

Facing The Mountain

Day 2 I’m facing the mountain with bravery as I sit down on my cushion every evening and morning time. My head still swarms with passing thoughts, clouding my concentration, but I find it much easier to catch myself doing this. I’m much faster at bringing myself back to the practice when I get momentarily … Continue reading

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Day 360 – Restraint

I'm a sucker for a stray.

Zencast 357 – Walking Meditation I’m definitely holding back right now. I won’t let myself get too happy. I try not to let myself get too sad. I’m figuring out how to maneuver through this new space in which I have no job and nothing yet on the horizon. I’m counting my pennies, wondering how … Continue reading

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