This page is to celebrate the work that people connected to the Mindful Writer are doing in the world! Look for new publications, events, and offerings from former Mindful Writer students, friends, supporters, and writers who are bringing mindfulness, social consciousness, and spiritual exploration into their work or teaching.
MW StudentAli Miller, MFT has published an essay entitled "Roasted Marshmallow" on Mindy Strike's website, Grief Landscapes. Ali's essay explores the grieving process following the death of her mother from metastatic melanoma in 2013. Read more about Ali's NVC and psychotherapy work with at her website.
MW FriendCheng-Ling Cheng, MFA has just launched the wonderful website HERliograph, which contains profiles of amazing women, the unseen and under-appreciated heroines among us. "My vision has been to create an online platform for their inspiring stories," writes Chen, "so that people everywhere can bask in their light." At HERliograph, you will meet a circus warrior, transformational photographer, grounded gardner, mindful chef, iridescent activist, and more. May their stories inspire you to shine your own light!
MW Friend Michael L. Dales has released his memoir, The Last Teacher: Saints, Demons and Self-Discovery on the Spiritual Path. The book is a lively, revealing, and sometimes harrowing account of his years traveling through Asia as a student of Amma and other spiritual teachers. Anita Barrows, author of A Year With Rilke, calls Dales' story a, “’rich, compelling account of [the] spiritual journey...written by a person whose fears, desires and experiences of pain are familiar to anyone who has sought spiritual understanding."
MW FriendOzben Felek, CMP offers a Free Wellness Event on the third Sunday of each month. Come practice qi gong, learn self-acupressure points, get a healthy seasonal recipe, and enjoy a tea service. Visit www.ozbenfelek.massagetherapy.com for more information!