Here we are, Midwinter and snowless in Seattle!
I came across this awesome TED talk by former monk-turned-meditation-guru Andy Puddicombe and just had to share. I love how he uses juggling to visualize thoughts bouncing around our mind!
Andy wants everyone to learn the power of meditation, so he created a Headspace app for iPhone or Android with free guided meditations to help start a practice. Read more...
Meditation is suddenly very popular in business! (see links at the end of the newsletter)
More meditation opportunities coming up mid February through the Women of Wisdom Conference at North Seattle Community College, Feb 14-18. There are over 40 speakers on a range of topics from self-defense to Yoga and the Mandala Creative workshop to Mantra Singing to a Navajo Ceremony and Meditation with Medicine Keeper, Patricia Anne Davis.
I'll be sending out a funny little gift on Valentines day featuring Patricia talking about "Love Medicine". I hope you enjoy it!
Until then, "do nothing at least 10 minutes a day"!
-Karah Pino, MAcOM