I think of meditation as “non-reactivity training,” when we take a pause to observe the reaction we are having before taking an action. -Karah Pino
Author: Karah Pino
A versatile communicator, critical thinker and far sighted problem solver.
Trained in creative thinking with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Art including Metalwork, Multimedia Sculpture and Digital Design.
Earned a clinical Master’s degree in East Asian Medical Practices and Principles such as holistic creativity and nature based systems.
Trained in shamanism, trauma recovery, naturopathy and indigenous wisdom through Navajo Wisdom Keeper Patricia Anne Davis, learning the Indigenous Ceremonial Change Process for wellness restoration and harmonious living.
2022 Creatrix Convergence Interview: Reverent Revolution to Restore the Sacred
Please listen deeply to this teaching by Navajo Wisdom Keeper, Patricia Anne Davis
Great Compassion Meditation by Master Liu He
I am so grateful for the teachings of Master Liu He of Ling Gui International Healing Qigong School. Please join me in practicing this meditation to give the gift of compassion and create peace on Earth. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Master Liu He (@masterliuhe) //www.instagram.com/embed.js
Stabilizing & Empowering the Heart! with Ling Gui International QiGong School Master Teacher Liu He
I’ve been enjoying this simple, but profound practice together with my child. One of the hidden blessings of the Pandemic has been being able to attend a Zoom class with Master Liu He again. Learn more about her workshops and classes at http://www.linggui.org Ling Gui International Healing Qigong School1631 NE Broadway #409Portland, OR 97232503-380-5814, email@example.com
Sunset Awakening – a story, a meditation
“When the sun dropped behind the lower clouds and the evening sky began to darken, something happened that was so profoundly unexpected, it shocked me into a new level of awareness and understanding.” -Karah Pino My first year at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, I commuted by foot over the Montlake bridge to… Continue reading Sunset Awakening – a story, a meditation
Haiku on Meditation for Challenging Times “Stringing Pearls of Peace”
Heaviness – A Spring Storm Haiku
A Message of Unity with Nature as Divinity from St. Francis of Assisi
The Hymn of the Sun by St. Francis of Assisi MOST HIGH, All Powerful, God of Goodness; To Thee bepraise and glory, Honour and all thankfulness To Thee alone, MOst High, are these things due, And no man is worthy to speak of Thee. Be thou praised, O Lord, for all Thy creation,… Continue reading A Message of Unity with Nature as Divinity from St. Francis of Assisi
A Spring Haiku: Earthworms
Saturated dirt. Hundreds of writhing lines. My nimble feet dance. -Karah Pino 3.23.18
NYT: Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence
By Kristin Wong Dec. 28, 2017 “Be more confident,” a friend once told me as we made the rounds at a swanky networking event where I felt terribly out of place. Faking confidence is easy: I pulled my shoulders back and spoke louder and with more assertiveness. Like many soft-spoken, mild-mannered people, I’ve spent a great… Continue reading NYT: Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence