Listening to Sounds and Silence

Last week saw many beautiful days in Boulder, Colorado. On one of those days I made the trip into Boulder so that I could attend a Positive Aging lunch. Because the day was so beautiful, I decided to take advantage of being downtown and left Longmont early. Boulder Creek was calling my name, and I took a walk […]

4 Ways to Mindfully Engage with Music and Sound

It seems like everyday I read a new article articulating the benefits of mindfulness. From incorporating it in healthcare, schools, and business, more and more people and organizations are recognizing how mindfulness can have a positive effect for them. Traditionally, mindfulness has been cultivated through engaging in the mindfulness meditation practices of Buddhism, such as […]

Monkey Mind and Mindfulness

It seems fair to say that everyone has, at one point in their life, had an experience of “monkey mind” where their thoughts were frantically jumping from thought to thought. “Monkey Mind” is a term from Buddhism that describes that unsettling state of mind where our thoughts seem to be like a monkey swinging from […]