Forgive me… {a giveaway}

Forgiveness is not about weakness, or letting people off the hook. It's about giving up resentment. It's a powerful practice for healthy, joyful living ....more

Resources for Teaching Mindfulness to Your Children

Probably the number one search query that leads people to my site is a variation on “how do I teach mindfulness to kids?” Which is FANTASTIC because our children need mindfulness. We ask them to pay attention! and calm down! ...more

Finding Balance: Are We THERE Yet?

We talk a lot about...more

10 Mindful Summer Activities to Do With Your Kids

Are the cries of "I'm bored!!!" getting to you? Check out this list of 10 mindful activities you can do with your kids during the dog days of summer! The post 10 Mindful Summer Activities to Do With Your Kids appeared first on Left Brain Buddha ....more

Some Things Up With Which We Should Not Put

What if we took a break from meanness & judgy-ness? What if we shared kindness & empathy in our Facebook feed? What if we realized we're really all the same? ...more

Zen and the Art of Tap Dancing

I love to dance ~ I danced in a performance group in college and I really missed dancing once I moved on to “real life.” Several years ago I was happy to discover that the dance studios my daughter attended also offered Moms’ classes. Awesome! Until I discovered that my new class would include tap ....more

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents: 5 Ways to Make Parenting More Joyful

Does parenting sometimes feel like "All Joy and No Fun," as Jennifer Senior describes it? Find out how ancient wisdom can help modern parents! The post Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents: 5 Ways to Make Parenting More Joyful appeared first on Left Brain Buddha ....more

Why You’re Not Finding Time For Yourself

Think you'll never find time for yourself? Well, you might be right... The post Why You’re Not Finding Time For Yourself appeared first on Left Brain Buddha ....more

What’s YOUR Story?

“In the real world your … brain actively writes words on every single person or image you see. And the words and phrases that [y]our brain write[s] on people, projects, and goals … change not only your perspective but your motivation, engagement, and creativity.” Shawn Achor, Before Happiness What are YOU writing? What’s YOUR story? ...more

Helping Kids Feel All the Feelings — Inside and Out

Go see Inside Out. And then read this list of activities to do and conversations to have with your kids! The post Helping Kids Feel All the Feelings — Inside and Out appeared first on Left Brain Buddha ....more