Learning How to Perform Well, Live Well

I slump on to the sofa and let out a heavy sigh. My boyfriend glances over his laptop at me, “you ok?” “Yeah, just…” I don’t know the words, so I choose “tired.” He smiles in a way that says, hang in there, and pauses to see if I’ll say more. I open my laptop andContinue reading “Learning How to Perform Well, Live Well”

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life: Two Life Lessons from Meditation

I hate discomfort.  As a society, we’ve learnt that if we’re just the slightest bit uncomfortable, we should adjust. We should switch to a different feeling pronto.  If we’re bored, we pick up our phone. If we’re stressed, we pick up a snack. If we feel an ache in our back, we pop a pill.Continue reading “Change Your Mind, Change Your Life: Two Life Lessons from Meditation”