What Does Mindfulness REALLY Mean?

The concept of "mindfulness" can be a little confusing for many, including myself. I recently got into an in-depth conversation with a friend about all of the subjective meanings of the term "mindfulness". We both had our own take on what it means and how it should be used for a calmer and more enriching... Continue Reading →

How to be mindful through artwork

Have you ever wondered how your artistic tendencies affect your day to day life? Do you consider yourself artistic or think about exploring your creative side? It looks like it could be well worth the effort for all of us, for a calmer and more mindful life according to research. I am not traditionally "artistic"... Continue Reading →

Do ‘Inspirational Quotes’ Really Help?

I have to admit, I used to question these "inspirational quotes" sprinkled throughout the Internet, everywhere you look. I used to think these quotes were a cheesy over simplification of people's problems and they often made me cringe. I wondered if the simplicity of the quotes were down right obnoxious and insulting to those truly... Continue Reading →

How to be mindful while studying

More and more students are juggling multiple responsibilities when heading off to school or advancing their career. Whether you are in high school, college, grad school or you are working towards a work license, it's important to implement effective study habits, and this should always include an element of mindfulness. This is especially true if,... Continue Reading →

Should I be mindful all the time?

It seems like everywhere we turn someone is touting the importance of living in the present moment and staying mindful about our thoughts, actions and perceptions. As a mindfulness advocacy website we whole-heartedly agree with the importance of staying present. But only to a certain point. It's all about balance, as is pretty much everything... Continue Reading →

How to be mindful when angry

Anger is a natural human emotion we all feel from time to time. In many cases anger can be beneficial towards helping us determine our priorities and encourage us to set and achieve our goals. But too much anger directed in the wrong way can be toxic and actually deter us from my being productive.... Continue Reading →

How to Mindfully Walk: 3 Simple Steps

One of the best mindfulness exercises that encourages us to stay present and calms racing thoughts is the simple act of taking a walk. Especially outside. Not only does walking help with cardiovascular health and muscle tone, it also improves sleep and boosts our mood thanks to increased endorphins. It doesn't take power walking or... Continue Reading →

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