Getting comfortable with yourself, coming to know yourself better is a process. A process that requires self-reflection. Self-reflection requires slowing down and pausing long enough to listen to the quiet voice of your soul. One of the best ways to hear that voice is to ask yourself questions. I’ve always loved questions. I…Read More
David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech given at Kenyon College in 2005 is one of my favorites. It’s entitled “This is Water” and a beautiful excerpt of it can be found below in this YouTube video. When I am feeling overwhelmed, lost in the busyness of my day, or just plain fed up, I watch this…Read More
This. I love this article. It’s from one of my favorite websites and podcasts, On Being with Krista Tippett: On Being: The Disease of Being Busy I read it when it first came out, and as fate would have it, it ended up in my InBox today, the week I begin my two week sabbatical…Read More
What if our meditation practice were done as an act of worship? A daily ritual to make present a hard to find peace that we offer to our lives, our loved ones and the world as a whole. When we worship something, we honor it, we revere it, we hold esteem and a place for…Read More
My friend, Carly Butler, curates a column called “Life’s Letters” for www.handwrittenwork.com. I submitted this piece to her about a letter that means the world to me…a letter from my mother my first year in college. I love the power of the internet to share words, connect with people, the ability to write so quickly…Read More
Love isn’t yours…it belongs to the world. This came to me in my meditation this morning, on Valentine’s Day. I have never been a fan of Valentine’s Day, probably because I never seem to have one. But what if love doesn’t really belong to you. What if it belongs to all of us. What if…Read More
I have been thinking about the concept of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), lately. I was wondering why it seems to be a topic of conversation, enough to be given an acronym (you know it’s in the ethos of the culture when there’s an acronym for it). When I look back on my life, there…Read More
Everyone seems to be writing a “manifesto” these days – businesses, bloggers, artists, etc. Manifestos of truth, statements of power and strength about their product, their company, their art. I never truly loved the word manifesto. I appreciated the passion behind it, but, for me, it conjured up feelings and ideas of revolution, of a…Read More
Hello. My name is Adrienne. To understand why I am writing this blog, you need to know a little bit about me. First of all, I love technology. I am one of those people who always gets the latest gadget, loves to figure out things, and have never found a computer or device that intimidates…Read More
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I’m Adrienne. I’m an observer. Meditation Teacher. Cognitive Scientist. Pause Button Pusher. Curator. Mindful Technologist. Conversation Starter. Digital Anthropologist. Awareness Guide. Explorer of the Soul. Mindfulness Coach.