Trudy Goodman


Welcome dear friend, So honored that you have taken the time to visit. For those who do not know me, my name is Trudy and I’ve been practicing mindfulness meditation for many years. Sitting in stillness has helped me sustain joy through all the ups and downs of life.   On this site you’ll find an abundance of… Continue reading

From Trudy

Thankful for a Kindness

“These two people are hard to find in the world. Which two? The one who is first to do a kindness, and the one who is grateful and thankful for a kindness done.” — The Buddha, in the Anguttara Nikaya (AN 2:118). The doorbell rings. I stand up from the couch where I work cross-legged… Continue reading


Quest For Eternal Sunshine

Join Trudy Goodman, founding teacher of InsightLA, and Myra Goodman—author, organic farming pioneer and Trudy’s close cousin—for an afternoon devoted to exploring ways to live happily and peacefully in this beautiful, magical world that is also full of intense suffering. We’ll be doing a deep dive into Myra’s new book, Quest for Eternal Sunshine—A Holocaust… Continue reading

From Trudy

Love in Action

It’s a beautiful day here in California; new Spring leaves are dancing, flowers tossing their heads in the breeze. Crows and ravens are calling, vultures soaring, warblers, sparrows and songbird friends singing across the clear blue sky. There are more songs in the air. It’s courtship and breeding season, the males are outsinging each other… Continue reading