Images of Perseverance: Tuna the Chiweenie

If you haven’t yet been acquainted with Tuna the Chiweenie, he is a rescue dog made famous for his heart-opening powers of cuteness. His owner, Courtney Dasher, keeps a well-curated Instagram with over 400,00o followers, which captures the daily life of this vulnerable little being. Looking at photos of Tuna reminds me that even when life is difficult, there are lovely, loving beings like Tuna, who persevere despite lacking evolutionary conveniences like opposable thumbs and credit cards. Thanks, Tuna, for your […]

Mindfulness Process

Fab illustrator, designer & hand-letterer of the Living with Mindfulness logo, Erin Ellis, just shared with me this beautiful photo of her work process.  The practice of hand-lettering is like a mindfulness exercise.  Each loop and curl of the brush shows you just how you are paying attention (or not) in any given moment.  This was a challenge for creating this particular logo, in which Erin so deftly engaged. Thank you Erin for the beautiful work, attention and inspiration.

Real Happiness Program: ‘The Phrases We Choose Reflect the Balance We Seek’

Beautiful things can happen in our lives, we can place words on a page — one at a time, arranged as if mapped and planned in full, but trickling down, instead, they do. Troubling turns can loosen our feet, pain and remorse can take us, but ‘the phrases we choose reflect the balance we seek.’ (1) so mind to the language of love when you speak. May you all feel vital. — Thank you to everyone who took up a […]