ABOUT ONE SMALL STONE
One Small Stone is a community for people who are looking for more peace in their own lives and in the world...for environmentalists and environmentalist wannabes...for long-time meditators and people just starting out.
One Small Stone in the news:
Good Housekeeping's "Is the Fear of Climate Change Keeping You Up at Night? How to Cope with Eco-Anxiety," by Meryl Davids Landau
The Larchmont Loop's "Too Much Anxiety, Stress? Try Connecting with Nature," by Joyce Newman
FROM THE COMMUNITY
“Katy's disarming smile and warm voice leads beginner meditators and more experienced folks on an inner journey to illuminate the world around them.” - JND
“Katy’s caring, compassion and intellect helped me to see meditation through a new lens. I have never before considered using meditation as a way to quiet the inner ‘storyteller’. What a wonderful suggestion!!” - MEK
“Thank you, Katy for this wonderful, peaceful meditation practice - perfect for beginners and those with experience meditating. I love your easy to understand explanation of how meditation practice helps us exercise our mindfulness muscle - allowing us to bring it forward into our daily lives. And your voice is so soothing. Looking forward to more!” - BL
Thank you for being here. I look forward to sharing a mindfulness practice with you.
I am a certified Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor and a Mindful Schools Mindfulness Foundations graduate, bringing nearly two decades of experience in a variety of meditation practices. I've also earned certificates from Cornell’s Civic Ecology Lab and hold a BA from Dartmouth College and an MPA from New York University.
Personally, meditation has been a lifeboat that has allowed me to better weather life’s turbulent seasons, while also giving me a seat in which to appreciate the drifting clouds, the sun on my skin, and my children laughing.
As I’ve grown calmer, and stopped flailing around quite so much at the bottom of the lifeboat, I’ve been able to look around me a bit more and see our interconnected struggles and joys. I am committed to continuing to deepen my mindfulness practice, to working on myself and being intentional in my actions, with a particular commitment to working on social justice.
In addition to meditating, studying Buddhism, and worrying about climate change, I am lucky to have a loving and supportive husband, two amazing and growing daughters, and a very doggy dog. I grew up in the Midwest (Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan). I fill my bucket by running outdoors, especially on local trails, playing tennis with friends, reading (from the trashy to the deep), and trying to maintain a garden, although the weeds usually get the better of me.
CONNECT WITH ME
I look forward to connecting with YOU! What fills your bucket? Drop-in for a 20-minute meditation, join a climate change workshop, or dive into a book. Sign-up for the email list below to stay connected - plus receive 3 days worth of guided meditation practice and easy climate action tips.