Mindfulness

Posted by admin on December 4, 2013 in Mindfulness
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust There’s something to say about a friend who’s willing to be tear-jerkingly honest with you, in a crowded bar, over a fizzy cocktail. I met Jay through a mutual friend nearly two years ago, and have been enjoying his companionable advice and words of practicality ever...
Posted by admin on November 25, 2013 in Mindfulness
If you've ever spent a few hours cruising the web, you've probably noticed how search results and side-bar advertisements slowly begin to populate the sites you look at, articles you read or online outlets you shop.  Eli Pariser, CEO of Upworthy, and co-founder of Avaaz.org and Board Presiden of MoveOn.org, visited Wanderlust Stratton to share a Speakeasy talk titled, "I Can Haz Meaning: How...
Posted by Karina on November 13, 2013 in Mindfulness
No, he’s not correcting my errant hip alignment in trikonasana.  Nor is he imploring me to take the plunge on a daring handstand sans wall.  But now that my firstborn son has amassed more days on earth than the total tally of his fingers and toes, this tiny teacher is underscoring how three lessons that I thought I had already “learned” from my yoga practice were really only ever “...
Posted by admin on October 10, 2013 in Mindfulness
The Hill blog reports that the government shutdown has not stopped Congressman Tim Ryan from keeping his weekly meditation sessions open. The Ohio Democrat, and author of "A Mindful Nation", invited his colleagues and congressional staffers to a Monday afternoon meditation session at the Rayburn House Office Building. The mindfulness meditation gathering was hosted by John Ives, the senior...
Posted by admin on September 22, 2013 in Mindfulness
By now, you've read it in the Huff Post, the New York Times, and heck, you might even have seen it on the boob tube (presuming you even still turn on the TV). The word is out: meditation has been proven to improve our health. It's widely accepted as truth, so the question is, why isn't this mindfulness practice being integrated more fully into our health care system? That's the question...
Posted by admin on September 6, 2013 in Mindfulness
Malas abound at Wanderlust - pretty much everybody from the Co-Founders to the vendors are adorned with some form of beaded bracelet.  Wanderlust gifted all Sage and Seekers in 2012 a handmade mala bracelet when they arrived at Wanderlust registration, many of which are still on the wrists of our committed kula, which is one reason why they're so popular in our community but yogis and...