About Me…

Having a deeper understanding of yourself makes life more meaningful.

The question is, how does one do this in the midst of twenty-first century living? Over fifteen years ago I began studying psychoanalytic theory, practicing Buddhist meditation, and incorporating creative contemplative time into my life. My writing shares how the integration of theory, practice and creative time enriches our lives.

From the Blog

Last week shortly after I announced loss of equanimity because of vanishing reviews on Amazon, a reader informed me they viewed 25 reviews. I checked and low and behold, the lost was found! (Biblical interjections needed for this miracle). Did my equanimity return? Yes, it did. […]
 Focused and Fearless: A Meditator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity by Shaila Catherine might be helpful to you even if you are not a meditator.  Here’s one reason I think this might be true. To ease into the first reason, pretend that […]
 Shaila Catherine’s book: Focused and Fearless: A Mediator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity, rose to the top of my TBR pile. Shaila makes a good case for the word Concentration, a word that is undoubtedly a first cousin to the word Attention, […]

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