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Summer’s Tail

A sharpness is on the Summer’s tail, The healing breeze of Summer yields To the ...

Teaching at Shambhala Mountain Center postponed

Due to struggles with major fires in the area this summer, and the challenges that ...

Susan named as lead Western teacher in Buddhist tradition

Today, Susan was named as one of the lead western teachers (an Acharya) in the ...

Preventing Relationship Heart Attacks

Mindful conversation is naturally ‘we-first’, which means that the relationship between speaker and listener is ...

Physician’s benefit from mindful communication training

http://youtu.be/O8V1ZS1tqOI The Journal of the American Medical Association reports the significant improvement in well-being that ...

Self-Compassionate Conversations

I appreciate how the view of ‘we-first’ is streaming into our culture. For example, author, ...

Update: Book Tour

In the weeks since the Vancouver book launch in April I’ve been travelling, teaching and ...

Heart Snap Shots

   Book signing is new to me but I’m discovering I enjoy it. Sharing a ...

Letting Go

  ” To become awakened we must give up identifying with the melodramas that surround ...

Phantom Dragons

  Think back. What was going on in your life twelve years ago, in 2000? ...

What am I saying, and why?

  My favorite chapter in the book Running With The Mind Of Meditation is “Motivation”.  ...