- March 1st, 2011
Spring is almost here! The spring—or Vernal—Equinox on March 20 this year symbolizes the birth of a new season, a time of renewal, and our departure from Old Man Winter’s icy grip. For thousands of years the equinoxes have been celebrated by various cultures and, in general, encompassing a theme of rebirth and balance.
- January 1st, 2008
Meditation teachers tell us that simply observing the chatter going on in our minds without analyzing or judging our thoughts will lead us to a deep sense of calm. Alas, it’s not always easy to shut off the mental noise and sit in silence, even when we know it’s good for us. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t keep trying—and not just to stay calm.Make mindfulness part of your routine.By Nora Simmons