sheryl bee

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So Tell Me What You Want…

So tell me what you want, what you really really want.  I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want. – Spice Girls Happy 1st of September.  And New Moon.  And partial solar eclipse.  Whoa! What a way to herald in a new month and the beginning of the end of summer.  A new month, a new season, back to school, close up the cottage, put away the

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What is Mindfulness?

When I told my sister that I wanted to start a mindful meditation lunch time session at school last year, she wondered if it would be o.k. because it’s a public school, and isn’t mindfulness like prayer and religious? I hadn’t thought about that question, and thankfully the short answer is that no, it’s not religious in its most simple form.  Though, many religions have mindful prayer rituals. I’ve been

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Take a Deep Breath And… Fly

Home is my favourite place to be. End of. I love being surrounded by all of my familiar and comforts. My books, and pens and notebooks, and cushions, and bed, and mugs. My view of the river. My apartment is very small and sometimes it feels cluttered, but it’s home and I like being there. Though labels are restrictive sometimes, I will go along with these. I am a Highly

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Home Is in the Heart

Have you ever had those moments where you just all of a sudden feel overwhelmed with love and joy that you just say to whomever is with you that right here, right now, you are completely and totally in a happy place? Apparently, that’s what you’re supposed to feel like when you have a great sense of belonging to your community, your friends, your family, and a combination of all.

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Loving Kindness: A Mindful Practice

Let’s talk about love.  You are love.  That’s the end of the story.  Looking for love in all the wrong places, you’ve heard that before, I’m sure. It has a strong ring of truth because it’s true:  love isn’t “out there” so looking anywhere but within, is the wrong place.  Love is within us and (ready?):  Not just within us, it is us! How is it possible?  When there is

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