Tag Archives: Meditation

When Your Commute Sucks, Make It a Joyride

While Ram Dass was absolutely right in cautioning that “If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family,” you don’t need to leave town for this reality check.  You can get it every morning when you commute. Based on mine, I was probably adding 13 lifetimes to my tab every single day. […]

How Not to Meditate: Lessons from a Vipassana

Intentions Aren’t Everything In response to a Facebook post asking about vipassana meditation retreats, my friend Sarah commented : “I think Mary Beth did one of these, right, MB?” Indeed I had. Vipassana is an ancient Indian meditation technique rediscovered by Buddha over 2500 years ago and globally popularized in the last century.  It means […]