I really enjoyed this book and I think you will too. As with most things in life, marriage is more fulfilling when you pay attention to it. Through a more mindful relationship with your partner you can wade the trials and tribulations of married life with more respect and ease. I read "Everybody Fights" by... Continue Reading →
Joy: Is It What It’s All About?
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams really puts things into perspective and I'm excited that it could make all the difference. I've always been one to feel guilt for experiencing joyous emotions when I know others are suffering so... Continue Reading →
How To Be Mindful When Reading
Do you ever find yourself sitting down to read, with every intention to focus but you find yourself re-reading the same few sentences over and over again? This happens to me far too often. But I'm getting better and you can too. Photo by Sam Lion on Pexels.com I am a big believer in the... Continue Reading →
Why Mindful Giving Makes Us Feel Good
There's no better time to be generous. So many people I know are going through rough patches and the most prominent advice they are receiving is to focus on gratitude and help others where we can. This advice can be tough to swallow when you're in the thick of a crisis, but when the clouds... Continue Reading →
How Habit Trackers Can Improve Mindfulness
One of the best life hacks I've ever learned about was implementing a habit tracker into my daily routine. Habit trackers give me an instant mindfulness boost. I'm not sure there's any other thing I've tried that's been better for my mindfulness practice. Dare I say it's been even better than traditional meditation for my... Continue Reading →
Want To Effortlessly Be More Mindful? Read Raptitude
I'm compelled to share my favorite blog with you because this author has helped me live a more mindful life in countless ways for over a decade. David Cain started Raptitude to help humans "get better at being human". As we all know life can be tricky and at times overwhelming, so he gives his... Continue Reading →
Do Positive Affirmations Help Create a More Mindful Life?
Whenever I face tough times I often turn to positive affirmations for solace and to help me stay more mindful. Are they really helping and how? Photo by Vlad Bagacian on Pexels.com 2020 has proven to be a pretty challenging year, so uplifting affirmations I repeat to myself over and over really do seem to... Continue Reading →
Have you tried the CAN Method for Stress Relief?
There is no doubt about it. These are extra stressful times across the world as we continue to endure the unknowns of viruses, lock downs, and social deprivation. Thankfully, we humans have a built in mechanism, thought control, that can help dissipate feelings of overwhelm effectively. But it's not instant and it takes consistent practice.... Continue Reading →
How To Mindfully Work From Home
More people are working from home than ever before and there is evidence to show that a lot of these new work from home employees are going to permanently telecommute. Photo by Oladimeji Ajegbile on Pexels.com Working from home presents some unique challenges and staying focused on the task at hand can prove more difficult... Continue Reading →
How To Save Money With Mindfulness
Struggling to save money and curb your spending? Mindfulness can help. Saving money has much more to do with your outlook towards finances versus how much money you make. In general, when people make more money, they spend more money. But by slowing down, making a plan, and mindfully confronting your money issues, you will... Continue Reading →