Being Myself in a Challenging Learning Environment

By Jadzia Tedeschi Saturday, October 21, 2017 Today, we had an extraordinary half-day of classes. You know, to supplement our learning. 8:00 History: “Good morning! Let’s begin...

Working Meditation

By Brandon Rennels The first time I stepped into a monastery was the fall of 2011 at Deer Park in California. I arrived on a...

Becoming a Better Health-Care Provider

By Marilyn Tran I remember being a fourth-year intern as a naturopathic medical student and seeing my own patients for the first time. No doubt,...

Walking Home

Walking gently My feet are cold But I keep my ancestors warm In the living room of my heart Come sit around the fireplace We will make room. Sorrow, please...

Mindful Meal

By Logan Scott Mitchell It’s the day before Father’s Day as I write this story about a mindful meal. Tomorrow will be my third Father’s...
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Home Is Closer Than You Think

Enjoy listening to Home Is Closer Than You Think, sung by Brian Kimmel from Wake Up Seattle, Washington, USA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wycq8qmQVuA You can visit his music page...

Caring for the Forest That Cares for Us

By Victoria Rosas Peribán The Forest of Interbeing is a cooperation between the international Wake Up movement (young people for a healthy and compassionate society)...

The Momentum of Loving Inward

By Jonathan Borella One question commonly asked at meditation retreats is how to keep up the momentum of practice after going home and returning to...

I Am Everything

Plum Village Children’s Program By Jadzia Tedeschi A few shrieks, giggles in the background, a rolling Spanish rrr, some expressive Italian gesticulation, a fresh generation of...

Wake Up Montréal at Maple Village

From August 4–10 2017, Wake Up Montréal organised its second retreat. It lasted 6 days, and 75 people participated. Four monastics (Sr. Boi Nghiem,...

Listening Deeply in Today’s Political Climate

By Jonathan Borella Dear friend, We've met in person before. A couple times actually. In those moments, I appreciated your large and gentle presence. I felt...

North American Wake Up Care-Taking Council

Dear friends, On behalf of our current North American Wake Up Care-Taking Council (NAWUCTC), we would like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves and...

Wake Up San Diego

As Sangha of the Month this month, get to know Wake Up San Diego, how they practice as a Sangha, the benefits of living...

Courageous Authenticity: The Ground of Dharma Sharing

At our Wake Up Oregon retreat this past March, on the last full day together, we had the most extraordinary Dharma sharing circle that...

Interview: Wake Up House and Mindfulness

Enjoy an interview with Nick Neild, one of the founders of the Wake Up House in San Diego. Learn about how the Wake Up...