A Guided Mountain Meditation

This guided mountain meditation is a lovely way to connect in the moment, to inspire a sense of presence, self-compassion or inner strength for a difficult moment. In essence, it is a reminder that you, just like the mountain, have all you need within you to face...

Triage: A Metaphor for Non-Judgment

Understanding Non-Judgment Recently, a participant in one of my mindfulness courses used the word triage to describe the process of non-judgment in our practice. I thought it was a beautiful choice of words. Non-judgment is one of the more misunderstood (and sometimes...

A Guided Meditation for Waiting

Why a guided meditation for waiting? Because I started to write this month’s blog post on waiting and couldn’t focus my mind. We are all, every one of us, no matter where we are in the world, waiting. Waiting for test results. Waiting not to get sick. Waiting...

Happy 7th Anniversary World Tree Coaching!

World Tree Coaching is 7 years old this month! Every year on my business anniversary, I take time to reflect on the lessons of the past year. Do I need to tell you that this year has been…incredible…intense…outrageous? It seems less-than-interesting to do a complete...

A Short Guided Body Scan Meditation

This short, guided body scan meditation is about 15 minutes long. It includes a brief introduction followed by the meditation. It can be done seated, standing or lying down. A body scan meditation is an excellent way to check in with your body during periods of...

Mindful Mornings Virtual Group for Expat Moms

Are you ready for a different way to wake up? The Mindful Mornings Virtual Group for Expat Moms is a non-therapeutic communal support and learning opportunity for expat mothers. I first offered the Mindful Mornings Group as an in-person program in Tokyo and then...

Mindfulness Practices for Uncertain Times

Everything is so up in the air! The uncertainty of our times – from Covid, to hurricanes, to elections, to economic craziness – just keeps growing. It’s times like these when we benefit from better understanding our own natural tendencies towards scrambling for...

A Guided Meditation for Grounding in the Moment

Welcome! As many of you know, I’m expanding my mindfulness teacher skillset. As part of this commitment, I am currently participating in an 18-month Mindfulness Teacher Training with Brussels Mindfulness here in Belgium. It has been a wonderful experience so...

You Are Already Whole

Why should you practice mindfulness? Why are you practicing mindfulness? As a coach, mindfulness practitioner and mindfulness teacher, I find I run into variations of these questions on a daily basis. It’s easy to cite statistics and personal stories. I can relate...

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