15 07, 2017

Recovering from Betrayal: How To Heal After Your Partner Cheats

By | 2017-07-13T13:16:56+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Mindful Methods|0 Comments

How many couples will find out today that their partner is cheating on them? If you look at divorce statistics here in the United States, it adds up to plenty of heartbreak. According to the American Psychological Association, 90% of people marry for the first time by age fifty, and 40% to 50% [...]

1 07, 2017

Be Your Own BFF: To Be Your Own Best Friend, Start By Loving Yourself

By | 2017-07-05T15:07:03+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Mindful Methods|0 Comments

Before we dig into just how to be your own BFF, let’s address the WHY. Life is chaotic, and all of us know what it feels like to have the proverbial sh*t hit the fan. Without someone we can rely on no matter what when things really get tough, we may end up [...]

15 06, 2017

Recalibrating Your Inner Compass: 3 Tips to Get Back to Your “True North”

By | 2017-06-20T07:27:54+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Mindful Methods|0 Comments

There are so many things that can throw us off course in our lives, some of them obvious and some of them subtle yet persistent. Regardless which category of “storm clouds” have you veering out of alignment with your joy, clarity and overall well-being, here are some mindful methods you can use to [...]

30 03, 2017

Is Meditation a Form of Prayer?

By | 2017-03-28T11:52:56+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Mindful Methods|0 Comments

Exploring the Prayerful Nature of Loving Kindness Meditation Five years ago, I signed up for an 18-month spirituality course, the Kivvun program offered by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. The course had four main components: 1 Yoga (check—already doing it) 2 Meditation (check—big practice already) 3 Text Study (check, check—love it and been doing it [...]

2 03, 2017

Reflections on 365 Days of Sorrow and Healing

By | 2017-03-02T13:28:01+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Mindful Methods|1 Comment

My mom took her last breath at 3:10 p.m. on February 29, 2016. I whispered the Shema prayer in her ear and urged her to “go with God” before she became still. Although she and my Dad had broken with the traditions of the Jewish religion years before she passed, as she neared the end [...]