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O Antiphons!


View this post on Instagram "The seven Oh Antiphons are 'ohs of ecstasy,’ cries of the heart, cries of rapture, awe, mystery, wonder, and adoration." -Tessa Bielecki, "The Oh Antiphons: An Advent Meditation." • The O Antiphons are ancient daily … Continue reading

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Why You NEED Self-Care – You Are Your Greatest Asset


Lately I have been doing a lot of personal and professional inquiry into mindfulness in higher education. This is not just a hobby. My return to higher education grew up entwined with my journey into yoga. They are somehow inseparable. … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based meditation to decrease stress and anxiety in college students: A narrative synthesis of the research


My yoga practice grew up alongside my return to teaching. This fall, I attended the annual conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education. It’s good to see this go from anecdotal evidence to a review of many … Continue reading

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Gratitude for health


Today I filled out some paperwork for my left rotator cuff repair surgery upcoming next week. Answering “no” to a long list of medical conditions and medications, I feel really grateful for clean living. This is the result of thirty years of eating well, nine years of yoga, and about five years of a renewed understanding of healthy eating and other daily practices. A mindful life that is truly thoroughgoing has its rewards. Continue reading

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The Power of Kindness (and One Surefire Way to Know If You “Get” Mindfulness) | Mindful


“Mindfulness is just not neutral noticing. There are a clear set of attitudes which underpin the practice, and compassion may be the most important. Mindfulness just isn’t mindfulness without kindfulness.…mindfulness—taught and practised properly—is its own self-protection from misuse.” Continue reading

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Yoga’s more than a workout (without getting too “woo” about it)


Yoga is more than a workout simply because activity shares a place with awareness. Continue reading

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A school within a school


Cambridge School of Weston to partner with Karuna School for peace and equity studies Continue reading

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Fireflies


likes Fireflies by Owl City on Ping http://t.co/fQyNIifR #iTunes — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) February 13, 2012 I paused a moment over the kitchen sink while cleaning the strainer on my juicer to look out the window and see fireflies rising … Continue reading

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Open to Grace: A Mala


This is the 108th post in this blog, and like the first, I title it “Open to Grace.” The number 108 is auspicious because it is sacred in Hinduism and yoga. For many reasons, the number connotes wholeness. There are … Continue reading

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Sleepless, Night Traveling, and Tejas in the Tamas


listening to "Marconi Union – Sleepless" – Second night in a row. What’s up with that? http://t.co/fFQRmONB — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) December 31, 2011 Tonight, for the second night in a row, I am uncharacteristically sleepless. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

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