Monthly Archives: March 2011

Prayer Beads

beads

My daily meditation practice involves a 30-40 minute meditation every morning and for the longest time, I have used a timer on my iPhone to make sure that I sat still for the desired time. I like to keep my eyes closed during meditation, so checking my watch is problematic and, up until recently, I…

Grateful

rain

Rainy day today, but it’s all good. Thought I would make a list of all the things I am grateful for being able to do (probably forgot quite a few things I love but can’t think of at the moment): Think Share Pursue my passions See Smell Walk Run Dream Eat Laugh Sweat Hurt Try…

“Vegan Paleo” Picks up More Steam

Easily my most popular post, A Vegan Take on the Paleo Diet and My Latest Experiment in Clean Living, got another boost the other day when Lance Armstrong’s foundation, Livestrong published a post on the concept of vegan paleo. In my post I talked about how my raw, sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan diet was like…

Traveling and Eating Vegan

veggies

A while back I wrote about How to be a Vegan Away from Home and since then my diet has become even more complex with the transition to a mostly raw and gluten-free diet. This complicates getting food pretty much anywhere when I am traveling, and now that I am traveling a bit again, I…

Illumination

More support for not worrying about what has transpired in the past or what could happen in the future. You are what you are right now and that can be whatever you want. It doesn’t matter how long we may have been stuck in a sense of our limitations. If we go into a darkened…

Can you do nothing at all?

doing nothing

Sounds like a weird challenge, but it is a lot tougher than you would think. At least for me it is. Sit still and just be. No TV, no instant messages, no iPod, no speaking, no reading and don’t even try to keep your mind busy. Wherever you are. At the park, in line at…

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