A Conversation on Interludes

Interludes are important. They are integrative. This week, our meditations considered all that we’ve practiced thus far. We’re half way through this round.  As awareness begins to permeate our experience, we begin to grow comfortable with the space that is not being filled by words or tasks. We allow ourselves to simply be present and … More A Conversation on Interludes

Interludes

Interlude – Day 1  This week will will meditate on the theme of interludes. Interludes create space for noticing the usually not noticed. We leverage this every time we meditate. Learning to quiet the mind, create peace in the emotions, and bring stillness to the body requires that we simply observe them – the body, mind … More Interludes

The Space Between

Interlude Meditation – Day 2   It’s the sweetest space, the space between. The space between Friday and Monday. The space between doing this and doing that. The space between what was and what will be. The space between thoughts. The space between break-ups, between breakfast and lunch, between Act 1 and Act 2, between … More The Space Between

The Sweet Lull

Interlude Meditation – Day 1  Fullness of any kind often leads to a pause… or an interlude, which is the name of this week’s step. Interludes are important. They allow us to integrate. An interlude has no agenda other than itself; it is a space between. Perhaps this sounds like meditation. Perhaps. As we begin Step 7, … More The Sweet Lull

Squared Breathing

Interlude Meditation – Day 3 Squared breathing engages the parasympathetic nervous system, which is often referred to as the body’s rest & digest system. Typically this system works autonomously, meaning it is involuntary – it does its own thing in its own time. Nonetheless, squared breathing is voluntary and it shifts, or seems to down-shift, the nervous system … More Squared Breathing

The Space Between

Interlude Meditation – Day 1 We will work with interludes this week, which means we will be paying attention to the space between: the space between thoughts; the space between breaths; the space between moments.  As always, paying attention requires a bit of allowing… allowing the precious space between to become the noticed space. In doing so, a … More The Space Between