Practices for Recovering Resilience

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Intra-Connection Moment by Moment by Moment

You can watch for yourself Tara Brach’s wonderful conversation with Dan Siegel about intra-connection. Dan is careful to distinguish between INTER-connection (ties between separate, differentiated entities) and INTRA-connection (the innate […]

If I Had Known…I Would Have….

[Note: These Resources for Recovering Resilience will now post weekly in 2023, on Thursdays; always archived on my website.] If I had known to post the poems below to mark […]

A Wise Blessing for the New Year

This year’s new year’s blessing comes from Larry Robinson, a wonderful poet and stalwart supporter of other poets. His poem holds the many contractions and heartaches of our world with […]

Mid-Winter Sustenance

I wrote this poem as I was on the brink of launching my first website, almost 20 years ago! Celebrating the deep friendships sustaining me then; that continue to sustain […]

A Winter Solstice Prayer

A friend sent me the full quote of Albert Camus’s well-known …in the midst of winter I found there was within me an invincible summer…”  I looked it up in […]

Keep the Sacred in the Giving

I do try to keep the giving of thanks in mind at Thanksgiving, as in my Thanksgiving post on gratitude, as in calling to mind that day each person in […]

This Is Your Brain on “Deep Reading”

My friend Lynn reliably sends me links to relevant and thought-provoking podcasts, often BBC or Frontline. This time, Ezra Klein’s recent interview with neuroscientist and reading specialist Maryanne Wolf about […]

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