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This is Me

I’m Kristin Shepherd: playwright, actor, and freak about some kind of morning practice that makes us more loving humans. Welcome.

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A Book

We’ve just published an ebook on amazon called Morning Practice for Radiant Humans. It’s a collection of the favourite morning meditations from the Dr.KS Facebook page. People have been asking for this. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01499CK78 for Americans or http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01499CK78  for Canadians.   … Continue reading

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Hoping Time Isn’t Linear

Omg!!!!, I would say if I were texting this. I’ve just been having a whack at revamping my website – you know, updating it to include the important stuff that’s happened since I last looked at it about eight gazillion … Continue reading

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gorgeous people everywhere, #1

There’s a woman who works at our post office downtown. She’s tall, strong looking, blonde/grey, and has a good, big mouth and therefore a good, big smile. She’s missing at least one part of one finger. You probably know her. … Continue reading

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To The Young Woman on Cash at The Grocery Store

I was just in the grocery store, buying paprika and chili powder. It was  my second time in this store in less than an hour. Most of the cashiers are wonderful in this place, the kind of women (why always … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Fear

Fear visits some of us, moves in with some of us, owns some of us, paralyzes some of us. I don’t know where you are with fear, but in my neck of the woods, it’s worth looking at if it … Continue reading

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A Book, Maybe

It’s good to be back. It’s not like I’ve been in a tent in Sri Lanka or anything.  I’ve been writing for theatre and now for film (stories about love in difficult situations and with difficult people), and chatting to … Continue reading

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On kids and their instincts

My dog and i were out for a walk the other morning on trails behind our house. To set a relevant context, I’ll tell you that dogs run free on those trails and that my dog, though poorly trained and … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

“Are you ready for Christmas?” What the hell does that mean? What a season. Sure, we sing Christmas tunes. And things sparkle. For the religious, there’s the whole Jesus thing, which is probably satisfying. But. Over twenty years in a … Continue reading

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Light Passing Through

“You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” This is Steve Jobs, of course. During meditation, if we’re fortunate, we experience a kind of life-altering nakedness that permanently affects our perspective about what we are … Continue reading

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