Tagged: Practices


Taming the Monkey Mind: Plugging in the Monkey

So, I know the whole idea of meditation is to unplug. To turn off the phone and put away the computer. I get it. I’m just not very good at it. Instead of fighting...


Taming the Monkey Mind: Total Immersion

I woke up at 2:30 this morning, unable to go back to sleep.  I do that sometimes. I moved to the couch in my office, picked up my computer, and promptly began to research...


Taming the Monkey Mind: Halfway Point

Usually when I run, the hardest part for me is getting to the halfway point.  After that, my Nike iFit begins to count backwards (ex. 5 miles to go) and my brain begins to...


Taming the Monkey Mind: Days 8 & 9

Don’t worry, the monkeys didn’t get me.  Not that they didn’t try… Thursday was one of those days.  If I hadn’t made a public commitment to meditate for 28 consecutive days, I am afraid...

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