Daily Practice

I want to share with you the details of my daily practice. These practices nourish me year after year and continue to be the source of my health and well-being. After I awaken, I log on to Insight Timer and begin my morning practice. I often listen to guided meditations to help me become centered and […]

Healing Cancer with the Truth

Healing cancer with the truth about cancer is your best bet if you have cancer or know someone who does. In my book, Healing Cancer with Your Mind: 7 Strategies to Help YOU Survive, I offered these basic strategies: Get inspired to take charge of your medical treatment, be involved with and be truthfully informed […]

The Truth About Cancer Encore

As you may know by now, I’ve had bladder cancer since 1997 and I still have all my body parts! The Truth About Cancer video series helped me tremendously and I purchased the series two years ago. Please join me in watching the repeat performance! The Truth About Cancer team interviewed over 100 of the […]

What is a Hero?

What is a hero? Do you really know? Is it someone strong and vibrant who goes off and slays your enemies and upholds your friends? Or is it a football quarterback who wins the Super Bows in the last second with his “hail Mary” throw? Christoper McDougall doesn’t think it is any of these.   […]

Cancer is Like Enlightenment at Gunpoint

The most recent advance praise for Healing with the Seven Principles of Mindfulness states, “Cancer is like enlightenment at gunpoint.” The author of this praise is the 95 year old world renowned dancer, performer, and teacher, Anna Halprin and a great friend of mine. I am a cancer survivor, so what I have to share […]

A Day With Anna Halprin

I had a very special day on Labor Day last Monday. I spent almost the entire day with Anna Halprin. In the morning, I picked her up at her Kentfield studio and took her to a restaurant for breakfast. We talked extensively about her summer and also about my book, Healing with the Seven Principles […]

Join Support Groups

The sixth of the 7 Principles of Mindfulness in Healing from the book, Healing with the 7 Principles of Mindfulness is to reach out to others. An important component of reaching out to others is to join support groups. Here is why. Support groups are wonderful for your healing experience because you are able to […]

Anna Halprin Turns 95!

I am so happy to report that my good friend and teacher, Anna Halprin turns 95 today. Just think of this. She is 95 and is still teaching dancers and still performing. Happy Continuation, Anna Last Thursday, I attended the first screening in the United States of her latest full-length movie, Journey in Sensuality: Anna […]

Treat Meditation Like Music You Can Dance To

These words of wisdom from the great Alan Watts teach us to treat meditation like music you can dance to. Almost all of us like music and, if you are like me, you love to dance. We could say that meditation doesn’t have a reason or doesn’t have a purpose. In this respect it’s unlike […]

How to Transform Suffering into an Opportunity for Growth

Here we have more words of wisdom from Robert Emmons. This lesson is on how to transform suffering into an opportunity for growth. He quotes Abraham Maslow, who we heard from recently in The Creative Spirit Of The Self-Actualizer last month. It continues on the gratitude theme from A Gratitude Practice to Increase Happiness from […]

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