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The Gift of Your Meditation Practice

I started my meditation practice because of a problem that needed to be solved. I was experiencing a lot of anxiety and wanted to avoid medication. A therapist suggested a couple of simple practices and that was the beginning of my 18 year (and counting) odyssey! Maybe you’re drawn to meditation for similar reasons. You’re […]

Is Sound Healing???

  A few weeks ago a group of friends went on an adventure to the desert. It all started because two very talented friends, Rufus Wainwright and his sister Lucy, were playing a show at Pappy and Harriets, in Pioneer town. I’ve known Rufus for many years and even toured in his band a few […]

Benefits of Meditation for the Brain

The Benefits of Meditation for the Brain Last year, I got an email about a unique study being conducted at UCLA. Researchers were looking for volunteers with extensive meditation experience. They were conducting MRIs to compare meditators’ brains to non-meditators. This intrigued me. Would they find something significant about my brain? How significant? I’m competitive […]

Today, 3/19/2012 ABC News Channel 7, 4:45pm (Benefits of Meditation)

Hello all, Last year I participated in an amazing study about the benefits of meditation. The study showed increasing scientific evidence that meditation has a positive effect on the brain, increasing neuroplasticity and minimizing the deteriorating effects of aging. I am being interviewed today on ABC news about the study and giving a quick how […]