Nighttime Tech Taming—iPhone Hack Number One—for Dreamy, Restful Sleep 💕😴 💤

The need for Nighttime Tech Taming The blue light that emanates from all of the screens in our lives (including this one!) can keep us awake late into the night. Why? Firelight vs. Blue Skies and Sunshine Our little eyeballs evolved for thousands of years to associate orange and yellow light (like from a campfire)…

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Breathing in, Breathing out . . .

Today’s post is a mini nature retreat for you. 💚

Wherever you are . . . in this very moment . . . right now . . . can you pause, breathe in deeply, and then breathe out even more slowly?

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It is Safe to Rest, Part 2

Here are the little prayers flags that were near the Tara Stupa in Sedona, Arizona. I loved them, and I thought you might enjoy them too.  Each color is one of the five Buddha families. 💚

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It is Safe to Rest.

Today we visited the Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park in Sedona, Arizona, and as I walked, a message arose: REST! There is widsom in rest, in being able to step into the world awake and alive, well-fed, and well-rested, and (only) from that place be able to truly work “tirelessly” (without tiredness) for the benefit of all sentient beings. 

Bonus: This posts talks about Green Tara’s super powers.

Double bonus: A good-night blessing poem for your sweet dreams tonight! 🙏

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A Simple Little Meditation on Doe Mountain in Sedona (VIDEO)

Today we hiked up to Doe Mountain., which included adventure (we got lost!) and meditation (in video—for you to try). 🙂 Plus, a bonus haiku!

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The Mysterious Traveler and the 3 Bricklayers

Why do you work? And, beyond the tasks of the day, what are you actually doing there? This little folk tale (here retold) helps illuminate the question . . . 

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Nighty Night and Sweet Dreams to You

To keep you company in the late hours, I offer you yoga nidra from the High Priestess of Sleep, the phenomenal Jennifer Piercy. Your life will be forever better. 💚

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Muffy the Hydrophobic Cow’s Big Adventure

Years ago, in the distant past, far away in a mysterious place, Texas, there lived a cow. This was not an ordinary cow.—this was a hydrophobic cow! The poor thing was utterly afraid of water. (No pun intended) Things were going along just fine for our rather dry cow until one day . . .
(PLUS: How to play the creative-writing game Popcorn Story Elements!)

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