Think about a time in your life where everything was okay. Engage all of your senses to remember the way it looked, smelled, felt and sounded. Say to yourself "I am okay in this moment. Peace and joy are within me."
There are one of two ways we can travel through Life: absent-mindedly or mindfully. We know by now the benefits of keeping ourselves focused in the moment and attentive to matters at hand. Through mindful living, we reduce the mistakes we make, are better problem solvers, and can lean into life in a way that… Continue reading Core Mindfulness Skills
Decision-making seems like such a basic skill. However, we sometimes do not think things all the way through. The results can be catastrophic or at least cause a setback if we make decisions while we are emotional. Our brains actually function differently when it is overwhelmed with negative emotions such as fear, frustration, anger, anxiety,… Continue reading How To Not: Make Emotional Decisions
My life was so busy, that I was forgetting to breathe. I was doing more of a low-grade hyperventilation as my stress and anxiety were propelling my legs and flailing my arms in whatever direction it seemed would alleviate the moment’s tension. That’s not living. Unless you’re a chicken with her head cut off. And… Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to BREATHE
I’ve come to the conclusion that it is better to do something, anything – take some action, any action, rather than do nothing at all for too long. Yes, there are times when we need to listen to that inner voice and simply be still. But if we’re still all the time then we won’t… Continue reading Off The Mat Into The Fiery World
Wouldn’t we like to be at a place in our development where no matter what happens around us we are able to maintain a state of peace and balance? This is a possibility for us, through knowing who we are, what we are capable of and devoting ourselves to a daily practice of prayer and… Continue reading Important Components to Discovering Our Purpose and Self
It’s amazing the clarity that comes during a juice cleanse and detox. Today is the final day, and although it was a brief detox, a lot happened over the past three days. There were plenty of times that I thought I was hungry (since there is no solid food during this time). Then I realized… Continue reading Juice Cleanse and Detox: Mind, Spirit, and Body Refresher