Cindy bird is married to the same man for 26 years. She is the mother of two young men who are 22 and 19. Her work experience includes being an EMT for a private ambulance company as well journalistic and creative freelance writing. She's been practicing Buddhism for 17 years. Her primary practice is the Tibetan form of the Mahayana, with emphasis on the Gelug School of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama.