4 Mindful Breathing Exercises for Stress Relief

Breathing exercises are one of the most effective natural stress relief tools. Studies have shown that controlled breathing reduces stress hormones, relaxes muscles, calms the mind and improves overall health. Photo by VisionPic .net on Pexels.com These exercises influence both physiological factors (by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system) and psychological factors (by taking attention away from... Continue Reading →

11 Mindful Quotes for Stressful Times

"Breath is the power behind all things...I breathe in and know that good things will happen." -Tao Porchon-Lynch "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." -William James "A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees." -Amelia... Continue Reading →

6 Quick Tips For More Mindful Self Care

Feeling mentally drained, uninspired or unwell? Here are some quick tips on how you can mindfully improve your self care practices: Photo by Bekka Mongeau on Pexels.com 1 - Move daily. While an exercise regime can seem tedious and overwhelming, simple daily movements don't have to be. Whether it's short walks, moments of stretching body... Continue Reading →

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 →

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