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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

How to be mindful when sick

You've been prioritizing a more mindful life and you're feeling good. You're paying attention to wandering thoughts and are spending more time in the present moment. Your mindfulness practice is thriving! And then - you get sick. When I get sick, so many negative emotions arise. I worry about what I have, I get sad... Continue Reading →

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