The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness. ~ Sakyong Mipham I never thought I would be a runner. I tried but it never really took hold. I even read the Sakyong's book,┬áRunning With the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind to see how I could fit it into my mindfulness practice. I actually found that help make it easier to do at the gym on the dreadmill, but outside was a whole other story. This past summer on the advice of my doctor I made some lifestyle changes. I was having trouble

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You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

Self Care Saturday

  At a recent leadership summit, one of the presenters read a quote that continues to resonate with me. You can't pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first. As leaders we are always giving - of our time, our experience and in countless other ways. If you don't look after yourself, the cup will run dry pretty quickly. We have to remember that self care is important too. Last summer, as my cup was running dry, I decided that I was going to make Self Care Saturday a reality at least once a month. I was still

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