Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

Denise Roy, author of “My Monastery is a Minivan,” has written a new book called “Momfulness: Mothering with Mindfulness, Compassion, and Grace.” And boy, is it good. It’s the best book on parenting I’ve read since Jon Kabat-Zinn’s “Everyday Blessings: […]

Here’s an excerpt from Denise Roy’s wonderfully helpful new book “Momfulness: Mothering with Mindfulness, Compassion, and Grace.” Try this practice when you’re running late with your family, or just feeling stressed, she says. 1. First, take a slow, deep breath–for […]

I love deceased British singer Nick Drake as much as anybody. The melancholic, lean, long-haired man in jeans and a rumpled sports coat–who either took an overdose of his anti-depressant by mistake in 1974, or killed himself because his albums […]

Don’t miss Wendy Schuman’s interview with folk legend/civil rights leader Pete Seeger, focusing mainly on his spiritual beliefs. “I feel most spiritual when I’m out in the woods. I feel part of nature. Or looking up at the stars,” Seeger […]