Sand Mandala

Visiting Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery are in New York City this week, constructing a gorgeous sand mandala at St John the Divine cathedral. I stopped by on their second day. An intricate chalk grid had been drawn and they were filling steel...

My EMDR Therapists

After every EMDR session I have with Gina, I stop at her bathroom before I drive home. Sometimes I’m a bit shaky, after staring into lights and digging up difficult memories. Sometimes I’m crying. Sometimes I’m happy. Sometimes I’ve made a big...

Thank You Karen

Karen Brown, a massage therapist who I have known for a decade, has seen a big shift in my mind/body connection over this past year: [wpvideo 5Asi1VaP]

The Bardo

I returned from visiting my mother with the thought that she is in some sort of in-between, or bardo. She is most definitely here, but it feels like she is also slipping away. When Bob Thurman read The Tibetan Book of the Dead out loud at Tibet House, in the lecture...