Tag Archive: agitation


How to dispel stressful, scary thoughts + a very special guest speaker

November 13, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 4:58 Audio only version is here. Hello, dear meditator. Before today’s meditation, I offer you a suggestion for working with painful thoughts. It is a short, simple exercise you can do anytime, anywhere, on the spot. I use it constantly. Let me know if you try it! This suggestion comes directly from the work of a... READ MORE

How to create more happiness: Step #3

August 14, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 6:40 Audio only version is here. Hello, wonderful humans. I am so happy we have a chance to sit together. The reason I always say this is because it is ALWAYS TRUE. Before today’s 10-minute sit, I offer you some thoughts on the third paramita (or transcendent action), which is called “patience.” If you think of... READ MORE

The secret practice for quelling anxiety (spoiler alert: it is not tequila)

May 15, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 8:58 Audio only version is here. Hello, excellent meditator. Before this week’s practice, I have the delight of continuing to answer the questions you have submitted to me. This week’s question comes from two people: Marsha: Recently, I’m experiencing anxiety and know that regular meditation helps, but am wondering if there are specific ways or techniques... READ MORE

The key to discipline (and happiness, love, and everything else)

March 6, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 4:14  Audio only version is here. Hello wonderful meditator and even more wonderful human being. If you are feeling great about the world and happy about the direction you are going in personally, I celebrate and applaud you! I also urge you to skip ahead to the meditation itself which begins at the 4:14 mark. If... READ MORE

Protect your peace of mind.

January 23, 2017   |   1 Comment

The meditation begins at 5:18 Audio only version is here. Hello, Open Heart Project. Welcome to a new week! It has been quite a week here in the United States and elsewhere. There has been an upwelling of concern for others, rejection of hatred, and a longing for peace, justice, and tolerance. No matter what your political beliefs, I am... READ MORE

Let’s just sit… again

December 12, 2016   |   1 Comment

Hello, meditators. There is so much going on for so many of us! This week’s practice is another chance to…just sit. Unwind, turn off all your devices (except this one) and take a 10 minute break for your body and mind. As I mention in the video, a guided meditation can be found here. With love, Susan PS  Join me... READ MORE

I commit to you.

December 3, 2016   |   2 Comments

From the November 21 Open Heart Project newsletter, some resources for those who may be struggling with fear and confusion post-election. Hello dear meditators. This week’s newsletter is a little different because this last week in the USA has been, um, a little different. I have heard from so many of you who are confused, fearful, sad, and/or angry about... READ MORE

Some thoughts before today’s US elections

November 7, 2016   |   9 Comments

One could say that many of the world’s ills are rooted in fear. This is a pretty ordinary observation. If you watch a scary movie at night, you hear the noises in your home as ominous. If you don’t, they aren’t. Fear changes the way we perceive the world around us. On this day just prior to our election in... READ MORE

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