People say all the time that pets are invaluable for their unconditional love and companionship, but they are also great examples of mindfulness. A survey on Mindful.org explored those benefits and here are some of their results. How do your pets encourage you to be mindful? “They encourage me to be still with them, toContinue Reading
So many people have trouble falling asleep for various reasons. Applying mindfulness techniques can help reduce insomnia. Cara Bradley talks about using mindfulness to help fall asleep in her article from mindful.org. Her process combines simple and relaxing yoga moves with meditation to calm your body and slow down your thoughts so you can fall asleepContinue Reading
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We all have those moments, especially as parents, where we react too quickly. Here is a helpful trick from mindful.org to help us respond more mindfully to those trying situations.
Parenting is hard. Trying to stay mindful in the midst of parenting chaos is even more challenging. Here are four tips from clinical psychologist and mindful parenting expert, Stefanie Goldstein, for making those parenting moments count. (Full article by Heather Grimes from www.mindful.org here.) 1) Slow Down – “We are often so rushed to get out the door,Continue Reading
When we spend the weekend “relaxing” and shutting off after a stressful week and call it “self-care” are we really taking care of ourselves or trying to escape? There is a very interesting exploration of self-care versus escaping in the blog post by Lisa Blair on Femsplain. “Escapism is the opposite of mindfulness. When weContinue Reading
We can make our own luck by being mindful and having an openness to accept new experiences in our daily lives. In “Make Your Own Luck” from Phychology Today, Rebecca Webber talks about five tips to start seizing the opportunities thrown at us which leads to happier and luckier lives. Read more here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201005/make-your-own-luck
Here’s a lighthearted take on how mindfulness can help you handle those curveballs life inevitably throws at you, both large and small. Check out Dan Cumberland’s post on The Meaning Movement. “Even when everything is out of your control, you can still choose how you respond. As bad as everything was, I still had oneContinue Reading