Tag: presence

How To Love Yourself

Recently while leading a group, someone shared that her goal was to learn to love herself, but felt it was an impossible task. Others...

From the Heart: Kissing and Driving

I saw a romantic greeting card that showed a couple kissing in the front seat of a car. The message said, "If you can...

Retreat in Presence: Embrace, Surrender and Awaken

Retreat from day-to-day life provides a sanctuary where we can immerse ourselves in silent reflection, regenerate and nourish the heart, mind and soul. For...

True Communication requires Your Presence

The most important skill needed in building and keeping a loving relationship is communication. When we begin relationships, we attend to the other person...

Presence : Summit event in October focuses on Living on Purpose

The second annual Presence : Summit, will be held on October 4 at the Minneapolis Marriott Nothwest in Brooklyn Center. Featuring the theme, "Living...

Five Tips for Parenting with Presence

I had meditated from the time I was 16, so as I approached motherhood, I was certain I would be spared those dramatic, stressful...

The Veil

"Claire wants you to know how thin the veil is between you." I listened intently to the medium as she held up a Kleenex,...

The Art of Noticing without Judgment

An excerpt from the book The Practice We cannot change what happened during the day, but our minds often try to rewrite the ending by...

The Challenge and Rewards of Ascension

While meditating, a vision appeared to me: a multitude of people were climbing up the terraced steps of a pyramid-shaped mountain, covering all sides...

Presence : Summit

The public is invited to experience a new conference -- Presence : Summit -- on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in...

From the Editor: Living in the Now

It's not an easy undertaking, what spiritual leader Christine Day is asking us to do. Her guidance, revealed in the interview in this issue...

3 Tips for Practicing Mindfulness in a Multitasking Workplace

Google, eBay, Intel and General Mills offer classes on it. So do Harvard Business School, Ross School of Business and Claremont Graduate University, among...

From the editor: Where do we go from here?

It's hard not to focus on what's taking place now -- with climate change turning normal summer storms into lotteries of destruction; with war,...

Walking in Presence

FOR ME, AWAKENING into the awareness of the present moment, or what I would prefer to call presence, has been a gradual process. When...

Embodying Present Moment Awareness

WHEN YOU APPRECIATE the power of awareness, your ego is no longer in control. You know that you have thoughts, but you are not...

Reclaim Your Power: Be Here Now

Change Your Reality by Awakening to the Present Moment "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past,...

Practice for Balance

IT'S COMING SOON. I know you don't want to think about it. Last winter was one of the longest winters I have ever lived through....