The Essence of Mindfulness

Jeff: My new book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, with co-authors Dan Harris and Carley Adler, just landed in bookstores. We’re celebrating by not having a book launch – not drinking fine wine, and not eating cheese and crackers. BUT … we will meditate! Come on by and introduce yourself. This first CEC in our new location is free to … Continued

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Surfing the Waves of Spontaneity

James, Erin & Jeff: For our final CEC sit of 2017, Erin and James and Jeff will band together to co-create a meditative exploration into spontaneous flow. Then we’ll all let loose in a chaotic cacophony of raucous rejoicing…rejoicing that may involve a large number of pillows.

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Being There for Others

DATE: October 16 TEACHER: Jeff Warren THEME: Being There for Others MEDITATION: This is Me with Good Boundaries INTERACTIVE: This is Me Swamped and Bleeding Sideways Into Your Eyeball Jeff: I know what being there for others means: it means secretly imagining I am personally responsible for the happiness of each person I meet and making sure to get helplessly entangled … Continued

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Cosmic Lovefest

Jeff: Wow, lots of caveats around action this month, I guess we are a tender bunch – learning about self-care, about boundaries, about humility. But let’s not let our humanist realism trump our contemplative hearts, because, as everybody knows, love and service are still the only real games in town. Is there a place for … Continued

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Battle to Win Ourselves

Jeff: I love pop music. My friends play me some hip electro banger I’m like ‘ya ok,’ but when I hear Carlye Rae Jepsen Cut to the Feeling my inner teenage girl goes mental (never mind when Selena Gomez samplesthe Talking-Heads – sick!) I love these songs because they make me feel free. They make me realize that at … Continued

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