Speak Mindfully

Speak Mindfully

The following is an excerpt from the book Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice.   “Six Points of Mindful Speech: Speak slowly, enunciate clear- ly, be concise, listen to yourself, listen to others, use silence as a part of speech.” Chogyam Trungpa It’s...
Accept What Is

Accept What Is

The following is an excerpt from the book Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice.   “The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.” Rumi   It is not easy to let go of judgments and expectations, and “accept what is,” especially...
Respond Rather than React

Respond Rather than React

The following is an excerpt from the book Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice.   “Respond from the center of the hurricane, rather than reacting from the chaos of a storm.” George Mumford You may have found yourself “reacting” to a stressful situation with...