“Expecting” and Beginner’s Mind

“Expecting” and Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” – Suzuki Roshi When you have a baby on the way, you inevitably put a fair amount of energy into planning, anticipating and preparing for what to ‘expect’.  We help families both...

Old and New/East and West

While scientists around the world are exploring the impacts of meditation via brain imaging techniques and measuring hormones and biochemical responses, the practices of yoga and meditation have been serving as perhaps the oldest science of psychology and wellbeing...

Calming the Mind: The Brain and Neural Pathways

It is a commonly held view that meditation is a way to shut off the pressures of your world or of your own mind, but this is not an accurate impression.  Meditation is neither shutting things out or off.  It is seeing things clearly and deliberately positioning...