Just for a minute.

At the risk of offending you with the bold offer to “sit down and shut up”, I am taking this opportunity to pass along the idea that doing this one thing daily will change your life.  Yes! Doing this is that important to your health and your life!

If I was to be more gentle about the request, you might not hear me loud and clear. I could rephrase and say “find a few minutes, sit, meditate, go within”. And you might respond with a ” Yeah but…..”.   Sit down and shut up is more direct and seems a bit easier to comprehend. It’s less complicated.

Just sit down. Shut up for a minute. And breathe. And do it daily.

You get that. It’s easy. Right?

Well, this is a meditation practice.

What’s cool about sitting down and shutting up, is that you can’t do it wrong, so you can drop the excuse that you don’t know how to do it. You can drop the excuse that you don’t know how to mediate. You can just sit down, “be quiet” and allow it to grow, expand and develop into “whatever it will” without judging.

Start there.

Sit down, Shut Up and Drink

And take it here.

How about adding a warm naked drink,

in beautiful sacred space,

in your favorite china cup,

with you and you…

creating a little quiet time for peace, pleasure and joy to fill your heart and soul.

Use these 3 warm yummy drinks to create the space for you to slow down, savor and surrender to all that is possible when you allow the time for it.


This yummy drink is make with:

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 date
  • 1 peppermint tea bag
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao

Warm the almond milk, date and raw cacao to a soft rolling boil.  Remove from heat and add tea bag. Let it steep for 5 minutes and serve.

Sit down, Shut Up and Drink


If you are desiring smooth, creamy and warm, this is the one!

This yummy drink is made by mixing and warming these few naked ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao
  • cinnamon

(sweeten with stevia or you can add on date while heating this on the stove. And then you can eat the soft gooey date, right before pouring your drink into your favorite china cup)

Sit down, Shut Up and Drink


  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup almond milk  (hemp, rice, cashew or any nut based milk will work perfectly) 
  • Optional sweeteners (stevia, raw honey or a mejool date soaked while boiling as in the above Hot Pumpkin Chocolate) 
  • cinnamon  (sprinkled on top as desired and stirred with a cinnamon stick) 

Sit down, Shut Up and Drink

If you love pumpkin, here are more yum-azing pumpkin treats. Try them and let me know what your favorite is by leaving a comment below.

Remember the opportunity to go within and discover who you really are is available to you anytime, anywhere, any day and every day.  This divine gift and useful Love-You-Tensil will change your life for the better.

From my personal experience, allowing a time for “slowing down, going inside, and checking in, has changed my relationship to myself and to the world in the most profound ways. It’s made “time” open up. It’s given me more “time” in my life.

So I share and I invite you to the experience for yourSelf.

Remember the truth in this beautiful quote.


And I’d love to hear what you think about it and how it works for you!

The Divine in me salutes the Divine in you! and from there….happy sipping, savoring and surrendering to amazing!

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