“The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt Creeping like a vine slow silent indulgent wrapped around my body convinced, tired limbs fall slack eyes resist but gently smoothly lusciously I am smuggled into succulent dreams bathed rocked soothed into sleep. (C) Copyright -Stacey M. Patterson (Mo) and MugglestonesAndMayhem. All rights reserved.
How many times has my body been in a wonderfully enjoyable place while my mind was stuck in a worried, angry or fearful place? In Zen Habits, Leo offers some great tips to enjoy the NOW! Mo 6 Practical Ways to Practice Being Present Posted: 14 Oct 2016 07:43 AM PDT By Leo Babauta There … Continue reading 6 practical ways to practice being present – mindfulness tips
She Let Goby Safire Rose https://safire-rose.com/books-and-media/poetry/she-let-go She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of the fear. She let go of the judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go … Continue reading She Let Go, the poem (my fave meditation)
Do you sleep well? Having been an insomniac for years, I am sleeping well now. Why? What changed? Let me share. Several years ago, I read Dr Andrew Weil's book, Healthy Sleep, and learned that my brain is not a computer that I can simply power down at will. It takes attention to a bedtime … Continue reading Hows your Sleep Hygiene?
I've been in Psychotherapy for a number of years and don't plan to quit anytime soon! I feel it gives me some of the best skills in handling life and the accompanying stress that comes along with it. In my several years I have learned much about dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) Once an area that … Continue reading DBT- could it help you too?
After much hard work and discipline, my twice daily meditation practice has become deeply ingrained. I have learned this: The inspiration you seek is already within you. Be silent and listen. ~ Rumi Namaste! Mo
Today I began reading the widely-acclaimed book, Buddha's Brain, which explains the anxiety/stress reaction in masterful detail and in a way I can understand. I now agree that, "pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional." I have practiced and lead meditation for years, but seeing the positive neurological effects in black and white has me … Continue reading Buddha’s Brain
If you are interested in learning about meditation, take a look at Bayart's educational post! Thanks, BayArt! Mo
My first official jewelry creation is a wire-wrapped African turquoise energetic gemstone pendant! What are the attributes of this stone? I thought you'd never ask! African Turquoise brings encouragement for growth, development and positive change within oneself. It brings structure, balance and prosperity and is a stone that hands over a key to New Life … Continue reading Jewels that are tools