Compassion in Action

For those of you I haven't met, I'm Jen Kehs, a graduate of InsightLA's facilitator training program. I currently guide drop-in meditations at InsightLA, occasionally lead the Mindful Writer's Sitting Group and co-facilitate InsightLA’s Queer Mindfulnes... Read more

Motherhood

This past weekend, in fact, on the Mother’s Day weekend, a friend of mine lost one of her kitties. Tululah, the cat had a kidney problem and recently developed cancer in her stomach, which led to a relatively quick decline. Tululah was one of the two ... Read more

Breath! Delight in Meditation

Most of us live in a busy, goal-directed culture. In our meditation life, that same goal-directed energy is always searching for a special experience, attainable only in the future; a state that’s higher, better, different from where we are right now. F... Read more

A Dream Come True

Did you ever have a dream come true that you hardly even dared to dream? This is that dream: InsightLA has been given the chance to create beautiful contemplative programs in the San Bernardino mountains. And this summer we’re hosting our very first... Read more

Youth Strike for the Future

Teaching our Deepening Your Practice class a couple weeks ago, Elizabeth Rice shared an inspiring Ted talk on climate change by a then 15-year-old Swedish girl named Greta Thunberg. Incredulous and outraged that adults are doing nothing to ... Read more