Deb Koffman is an artist, animator, author and teacher. She hosts IN WORDS OUT WORDS(IWOW), an open mic nite on the first Tuesday of every month at her gallery in Housatonic. Every Saturday she offers Drawing As Mindfulness Practice in her upstairs studio. Visit debkoffman.com for event schedule and to see her books, cards, prints and blog about mindfulness and creativity.
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Friday, 11 Jan 2019 - Fear tends to disappear when I let go …
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 - There are so many ways to be with ‘it’. How we relate to ‘it' is our choice...
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 - Notice which voices shut you down, tense you up, make you feel afraid. Notice which voices open your heart...
Saturday, 18 Aug 2018 - Global warming, plastic, presidents, pain, disease, life, death…everything can be seen in another way.
Friday, 10 Aug 2018 - Telling the story one way makes you feel one way, tell it another way…you might feel a different way, and act differently.
Friday, 13 Jul 2018 - Anything can be seen in different ways. How we define, interpret or use anything has consequences.
Friday, 4 May 2018 - Fill life every day, every moment, with what you love and cherish.
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 - Anything we give our full attention to is worthwhile…no matter how small.
Friday, 6 Apr 2018 - Love is about possibilities; doubt is about resistance.
Friday, 2 Mar 2018 - Mindful awareness is a great practice in knowing ourselves more deeply.
Friday, 23 Feb 2018 - Sometimes empathy requires staying with something long enough to realize what's really going on.
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 - In mindfulness practices accepting things as they are is the first step in responding creatively.
Saturday, 20 Jan 2018 - In Buddhist teachings there is a practice of 'simply' saying 'yes' to whatever arises in our experience. It is a practice of being with things as they are.
Friday, 5 Jan 2018 - Each day brings something new, and sometimes, something familiar.
Friday, 22 Dec 2017 - Give from your heart, for your soul.
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 - Each snowflake is unique. Just like the others.
Friday, 6 Oct 2017 - How do we find our way into a state of well-being, out of suffering?
Friday, 29 Sep 2017 - Experiment. If your way isn't working, try another.
Friday, 22 Sep 2017 - How can we honor all parts of ourselves? And our lives?
Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 - Mixed Vegetables(and fruits): A short story about appreciation.
Friday, 8 Sep 2017 - One small voice might be insignificant but millions of small voices can be VERY LOUD.
Friday, 1 Sep 2017 - Sometimes words are hard to find…that’s ok…there are other ways to communicate.
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 - Love every feeling you feel Every sight you see Every sound you hear The books you read Love the color of your Hair your skin your home
Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 - Our thoughts, our words, our behavior, all matter. Fill the world with what you want to see and hear in the world.
Friday, 11 Aug 2017 - Who, and what, DOES support you?
Saturday, 5 Aug 2017 - How we relate to anything is our choice. Kit Patten showing the variety of ways he relates to a line.
Saturday, 29 Jul 2017 - I am made of so many parts…some are conflicting, some are connecting.
Friday, 21 Jul 2017 - Breathing creates space for stuck energy to move.
Friday, 14 Jul 2017 - Just like a blank canvas, when my mind is clear of thoughts, fantasies, shoulds, have to’s and judgments, anything is possible.
Friday, 7 Jul 2017 - In mindfulness meditation practice, as in life, feelings change moment to moment. It's all impermanent, so enjoy it while it's here.
Friday, 30 Jun 2017 - When my mind is clear, I am more likely to make ‘better’ choices and decisions…
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