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What I learned on my 7-day silent meditation retreat

I am back from a 7-day meditation retreat outside Baltimore. This retreat, and the meditation retreat I did in the spring have been two of the richest experiences I’ve had, and really helped to deepen my practice. The best way I can describe it is that it was like hitting the reset button and restoring myself to factory settings. Here are the insights I gained from being in silence for two weeks. Read More

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The Power of Gratitude

I want to share with you a simple way to de-stress at the end of your day. Who couldn’t use some of that? My fiancé, Dan, and I have a regular ritual that we do every evening before dinner. We sit down and “do gratitude,” taking a few minutes before we eat to each share what we are grateful for that day. Read More

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