• The demands of motherhood can be overwhelming, so take a few minutes each day to restore your inner equilibrium. Immersing yourself in a luxurious bath while your partner or a friend babysits can be a wonderful escape. Lean back, relax your body into the sensuous water, and unwind.
  • Koan: Mu!
  • Ask: am I able to open my vulnerable heart and feel the suffering even while recognizing its changing nature?
  • Meditate on the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch which says, Awaken to this dharma of no-thought: you will penetrate all things thoroughly and come into the realm of Buddha.


Set the timer for a silent meditation that starts and ends with bells.



Self-Meditation shows just how we can, and could, meditate anytime, anywhere. There are breaths to take, praises to give, and ways to slow down and smell the roses.