“I don’t mind what happens”

I have a few words of wisdom to share with you today from Krishnamurti, one of my favorite spiritual teachers. As if by divine intervention, his words popped into my mind yesterday during amoment of overwhelm related to juggling all of the tasks … Read More

Stillpoint is becoming L.A. Wellness

We have a new name! We are now L.A. Wellness! This rebranding is a part of our expansion that began in March when we relocated from our Richmond Street location to the larger and newly renovated space here at 116 … Read More

Don’t Should Yourself

Are there things in your life that you are not doing that you are telling yourself you “should” be doing? Or things you ARE doing that you “should not” be doing? Today I am going to share how and why … Read More

What is Meditation?: Part 2

Let’s examine the quote from last week’s What is Meditation – Part 1 about how “All I can say truly is ‘I am’, all else is inference,” and how a deeper experience of this truth can lead you to a … Read More

What is Meditation?: Part 1

If you were to ask ten different meditators what meditation is, you would likely get ten different answers.  To me, it is unimportant that we agree about what meditation is.  What is important is the curiosity and deep inquiry that … Read More

The Most Influential Person in Your World

“The voice that has the greatest influence in shaping your character and the degree of happiness in your life is the voice inside your head.” This week I’d like to share an insight that emerged during a recent discussion with a close friend.  He was in distress around some negative self beliefs that … Read More

Happiness Journal

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. – John C. Maxwell I want to share something with you that I hope will have … Read More

Roasted Beet Salad

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to bring a salad to a dinner party.  I wanted to make something a little out of the ordinary, and beets popped into my head as they are just coming into season … Read More

Are you serious?

“If you aren’t having fun, then you aren’t taking life seriously enough!” -Indigenous Proverb This past weekend, I had the great fortune to be a part of “Lightning in a Bottle,” an outdoor festival of yoga, meditation, music, consciousness, economics, … Read More

Want to Live Longer and Stay Healthier? Check this out…

Aaahh, I love acupuncture!  I am back into my routine of getting regular acupuncture treatments, and it feels great.  In fact, Virginia gave me my weekly wellness session today.  Thanks Virginia! As if all of the other benefits of acupuncture … Read More

I am too blessed to be stressed!

I remember a bumper sticker my first yoga teacher had on her old Volvo station wagon that read “I am too blessed to be stressed!”   How are you blessed in your life?  Here are a few ways it’s showing up … Read More

Feel More Love in Your Life Everyday

A powerful awareness arose yesterday morning that I feel compelled share with you, along with the simple meditation I was practicing when the insight came. But first, here’s how this all started… I see it as vitally important that we … Read More