The Big AND
An article by Tim Burnett
July 2023

A student in one of the meditation groups I have the pleasure of supporting told the group a story. Her mood seemed unhappy as she started – there was that feeling of, “I want to share something bad that happened to me in the hope that I’ll feel...

Mindfully Meeting Aggression
An article by Tim Burnett
May 2023

My partner and I were on a bike ride. She’s fairly new to town and I had the idea to pass through the university campus to check it out. I remembered a trail that skirts the bottom of the arboretum which would be pretty, so we rode up a neighborhood street and...

Meditation in Motion ~ by Tim Burnett

As Beth described in her essay last month, still sitting meditation is a powerful practice that invites us to take a break from what we’re doing so that we can study our minds, bodies, and hearts. We stop moving our bodies, stop reacting and responding to...

The Five Remembrances
Heart of Winter Retreat 2023
A talk by Tim Burnett

The Five Remembrances: Heart of Winter Retreat 2023 In February 2023, Mindfulness Northwest Executive Director and Guiding Teacher Tim Burnett co-led a weekend online The Heart of Winter Retreat with Carolyn McCarthy. The theme of this retreat was a deep contemplation...

We Are All Unique Meditators
An article by Beth Glosten
February 2023

On the final day of a multi-week class, a participant asked a question that I’ve pondered for some time. These are not the exact words, but the query was essentially, “Is there a hierarchy of meditation practices? In this class, did we start with the most basic or...