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Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#215 - Meditation - Where Intention Meets Surrender

Sept. 7, 2022

Where sleep meets the dreamer, and where questioning meets knowing, let's spend some time in a place where we can truly rest.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#214 - Poltarnees - Beholder of Ocean

Sept. 4, 2022

A sleepy tale about three mythical land-locked kingdoms beset by the lure of the the sea.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#213 - Mindfulness Meditation - Sleep Deeply by Releasing Expectations

Aug. 31, 2022

A relaxing practice for anytime that you feel distracted or anxious from expectations or judgements. It's especially good at bedtime.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#212 - Farmer Weathersky

Aug. 28, 2022

A sleepy Norse fairy tale about the hero's journey, where life's trials and tribulations lead to both inner and outer transformation.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#211 - Mindfulness Meditation - Finding Peace with Care and Curiosity

Aug. 24, 2022

By embodying the helpful attitudes of care and curiosity, we can find peace even when we're facing challenges.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#210 - Possessing Prudence

Aug. 21, 2022

A sweet, sleepy tale from the early 1900s about a curious young girl with a very healthy imagination.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#209 - Mindfulness Meditation - Accepting Our Personal Myth

Aug. 17, 2022

When we calm the mind and body and let go of any resistance or clinging to the conditions of our story, we can begin to experience our innate sense of knowing.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#208 - The Glass Dog

Aug. 14, 2022

A sleepy American fairy tale about a wizard, a glass dog, and a glass blower who gets exactly what he asks for but not what he wants.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#207 - Mindfulness Meditation - Embracing Resistance

Aug. 10, 2022

Resistance can be at the root of so much suffering in life. Paradoxically, by learning to accept resistance, we can free ourselves to be guided by our inner wisdom instead of our doubts.

Over 30 Min. Nonfiction

#206 - The Superdream

Aug. 7, 2022

A sleepy essay on the phenomenon of superdreams by request for a supporter who loves a good nonfiction bedtime story.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#205 - Mindfulness Meditation - Unwinding the Mind

Aug. 3, 2022

With the soothing sound of the Pacific Ocean in the background, this meditation for calming the body and mind can bring us closer to experiencing our nature.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#204 - The Enchanted Bluff

July 31, 2022

A sleepy short story by Willa Cather about coming of age in the American Midwest in the early 1900s.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#203 - Mindfulness Meditation - We Are Not Our Thoughts

July 27, 2022

By sensing into the body and allowing thoughts to be what they are, we can experience them as just thoughts, arising and fading away again.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale

#202 - Thor's Duel

July 24, 2022

A sleepy Viking tale where Thor duels with a giant.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation

#201 - Sleep Meditation - Deep Relaxation for Sleep

July 20, 2022

A guided visualization to relax your entire body while you while you drift off to the relaxing sound of the creek behind my cabin.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#200 - The Gold-Bearded Man

July 17, 2022

A sleepy fairy tale about the importance of meeting life’s challenges with compassion and an open heart.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#199 - Mindfulness Meditation - Exploring Sensations In the Body

July 13, 2022

When we accept our thoughts and feelings and gently explore the space around them, we can learn more about who we are.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#198 - The Prince and the Dragon

July 10, 2022

A sleepy a fairy tale about a young prince who saves his brothers by outsmarting a wily dragon.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#197 - Mindfulness Meditation - Who Am I?

July 6, 2022

Explore the nature of mind and awareness with an essential question that's both simple and deep.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#196 - Heart of Youth

July 3, 2022

A sleepy story about a young boy who leaves behind the dreams of boyhood as he awakens to the responsibilities of being an adult.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#195 - Mindfulness Meditation - Easing Looping Thoughts

June 29, 2022

A deep relaxation meditation to bring awareness and acceptance of sensations and thoughts.

Over 30 Min. Nonfiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#194 - Signs On The Beach

June 26, 2022

Drift off with the opening chapter of this sleepy 1901 guide to beachcombing.

Under 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation

#193 - Mindfulness Meditation - Accepting Change

June 22, 2022

By embracing change as natural, we can find equanimity and acceptance.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#192 - The Story of Caliph Stork

June 19, 2022

A sleepy Middle Eastern fairy tale in which the ruler of Baghdad is tricked by an evil magician.