May 2012

Cloud Blanket

May 30, 2012

I flew out to Nevada with my son, to help him get settled. He’ll be starting a new job. I’ll be trying to stay calm, knowing that hundreds of miles and millions of clouds will separate us. But clouds can be comforting.

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May 21, 2012

Our youngest son graduated from college. As thousands of other students and families poured into The Big House in Ann Arbor, Michigan, I paused to take in the moment, which felt enormous, long-underwear-cold, and exciting.

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Meditation Flash Mob

May 19, 2012

“What if you started a meditation flash mob on twitter?” a friend asked me. “Take a picture of yourself meditating, invite others to do the same, and see what happens…” So here’s a picture. I felt a little strange taking it. I wish I looked a little happier. I don’t feel sad when I meditate. [...]

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May 16, 2012

According to the American Psychological Association, May is Mental Health Month. I’m taking this opportunity to thank all of the wonderful teachers and therapists who helped me to heal so profoundly, from panic attacks that had haunted me for decades. I’d also like to thank all of the people who’ve written to me, sharing their [...]

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Pin It to Win It! Learning to Breathe by Priscilla Warner

May 4, 2012

Pin It to Win It on Pinterest for the chance to win a copy of Learning to Breathe, now in paperback! 1) Pin the LEARNING TO BREATHE cover to one of your own Pinterest boards. 2) In your pin description include: “I’ve pinned it to win it from @Priscilla Warner.” Priscilla Warner will select 10 [...]

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May 3, 2012

…until next year

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