The Pause That Refreshes

I just started reading a wonderful book by Oren Jay Sofer called Say What You Mean: A mindful approach to nonviolent communication. What I love about his approach is that it is grounded in three areas that I am particularly immersed and interested in: Buddhist Meditation, Nonviolent Communication developed by Marshall Rosenberg and Somatic ExperiencingContinue reading “The Pause That Refreshes”

Rumination And Sitting With Discomfort

I find that after I have a get-together with other people, I tend to ruminate on what was said. Whether I or someone else said something that was revealing or didn’t land quite how the speaker intended or provocative in some way, rehashing conversations is a big part of my experience of life. The rehashingContinue reading “Rumination And Sitting With Discomfort”

I Am Overwhelmed! What Do I Do?

I have written about the experience of getting overwhelmed before because it is a common result of being too busy and pushing yourself to get more accomplished than serves you. Our society as a whole has gotten so over scheduled that many times you are on autopilot rushing through your day. And when you areContinue reading “I Am Overwhelmed! What Do I Do?”