Tag: mary oliver

A reminder from Mary Oliver

Some days, I find that it’s wisest to simply listen, rather than adding to the noise. Mary Oliver was one of the first poets I discovered in my 30’s, when I began exploring mindfulness-based approaches (and eventually, spirituality) as an early career psychologist. After… Continue Reading “A reminder from Mary Oliver”

Savoring flowers

  The lilac is blooming, and the rain has lifted. Amazing how each garden transition is like a birth. Just like each breath, and each day. Last night I hosted a short silent meditation session for my Mindful Self-Compassion community, and I read Mary… Continue Reading “Savoring flowers”