may 15 – time for another buddhist carnival. if you want to see previous buddhist carnivals, go here. today there is no topic, really, just a criss-cross romp through the buddhasphere. another enlightenment machine … like the one you see depicted to the right. here are some explanations i have made an exciting new “thought… Continue reading buddhist carnival, may 2009 – the mixed-bag-it’s-all-connected edition
Month: May 2009
ride for mental health – join the party!
if you live in vancouver, or anywhere in canada for that, please join 60-year-old xerox executive mel thompson in his 100-day ride for mental health. more here at our MentalHealthCamp. image by bernat
peace angel on a wordless wednesday
a picture of the “friedensengel”, or angel of peace, in munich, germany, just five minutes from my parents’ place. image by ivan bustamante
peaceful communication – problems and solutions
in the last few months, i have had much occasion to think about the concept of nonviolent or peaceful communication. there is the general idea of nonviolent communication, and then there is nonviolent communication as it has been much talked about lately, created by marshal rosenberg. in his definition, NVC is a way of relating… Continue reading peaceful communication – problems and solutions
mothers day blessings
a buddhist metta prayer for mothers who do not fit our stereotypical image. the throwaway mothers, the bad mothers, the ones we point our fingers to.
blogging yourself home – the books
for the blogging yourself home workshop at MentalHealthCamp, i had referred to a number of books in addition to leon tan’s fabulous article on MySpace and blogging as a form of self therapy. here they are: writing from the heart – tapping the power of your inner voice, by nancy slonim aronie love the friendly,… Continue reading blogging yourself home – the books
dance on a wordless wednesday
image by estherase
blogging yourself home – part 2
in my last MentalHealthCamp post, we started talking about what the word “home” means to us. the wordle image here illustrates what some of the commenters in that post said, as well as what was mentioned during the workshop at MentalHealthCamp. what happens when you are in this good home, and you’re going through a… Continue reading blogging yourself home – part 2
IT and me
technology and i are having a bit of a lovers’ quarrel right now. please visit my friend intrepid teacher while we sort things out.
blogging yourself home
here is part 1 of my presentation at MentalHealthCamp on the topic “blogging yourself home – writing, blogging and creativity.” i’ll present it as if i was talking at the presentation and treat you, dear readers, as if you were participants in the workshop. here we go … when i was a little girl, there… Continue reading blogging yourself home