MINDFULNESS Archives - Vicki McLeod
March 2, 2021

The Sea and Me: Wild Swimming

Why do I swim in the wild, in the Salish Sea, in winter?There is a purity in immersing my body into the sea, freeing my mind from anything beyond the absolute connection with my skin, the salt, and the cold that brings me fully into the present moment. That moment contains sky and sea, and the wonder of my being able to do the hard thing.
May 14, 2020

10 Ways to Cope Compassionately with COVID-19

A recent blog post by Dr. Chris Germer, of the Center for Mindful Self Compassion, is both reassuring and uplifting in the face of the uncertainty posed by the the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2019

Cooperation and Partnership

Co-authoring writing a book is hard work halved, but requires the additional skills of cooperation and partnership.
February 19, 2019

Wisdom From The Inbox

I’m a bit of a Chris Brogan fangirl. If you don’t know his work, you should. He’s a genius, although he would never say so himself.
January 23, 2019

Wheeling in Wholeness

January is a great time to pause and reflect in order to set goals and craft a plan for the upcoming year.
July 20, 2018

Mindful Digital Habits

For years, I have been advocating that we practice mindful digital habits. This advocacy springs from three sources.
December 23, 2017

In Search of the Big Aha: 14 Questions for a Mindful New Year

Love New Years?
June 26, 2017

The Holiness of Strawberries

First a priest in white and gold. Strawberries, shortcake and kindness follow. A yogi appears, along with a swallow. Enlightenment is elusive. A seeker seeks.
May 22, 2017

Love in a Blade of Grass

Getting offline. A case of spring fever, where a human and herbaceous cross-species love affair blooms. Capture dandelion wishes amongst the blades of grass.