Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Jizo Therapy: Encountering Hatred with Compassion

Meet Jason. I am embarrassed to admit I hate him. His name is not really Jason. That would not be kind.  Hating him is bad enough. Jason somehow finds me in yoga class and throws his mat down too close to mine. Not just once, but for four weekends in a row. The first week, [...]

By | 2013-08-17T13:55:12+00:00 August 17th, 2013|Therapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Parenting and the Zen Koan

A few years ago, children’s books started to pour out of me during meditation. For about eight weeks in a row, at least once a week, a sweet and slightly rhyming story would appear. I have been a writer since I was eight, so I am happy whenever poetry arrives, fresh off the universe, minimal [...]

By | 2013-08-09T12:56:22+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Books, Meditation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buy Something Beautiful, Affirm Yourself

I am having a day to read and rest and look at the sky. It is ultra-blue since the winds blew through Southern California the past few days. I find a post in my inbox from the Harvard Business Review on why people buy beautiful things. I decide to share it with my readers (it [...]

By | 2013-08-02T14:30:29+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments