A post about mindfulness, dance auditions, silent retreats, stress, and research… Here’s what I want you to know about stress: Stress is a given. Being “stressed-out” is optional. The truth is, we need a certain amount of “stress” and nervous system activation to do what we need to do every day. It’s what prompts us […]
We may remember him as Mork, Mrs. Doubtfire, Peter Pan, or the Genie, but for me, Robin Williams will always be Mr. Keating. I first watched Dead Poets Society in high school. It’s one of those movies that stays with you, isn’t it? Its embrace of youthful idealism and romanticism entranced me as a teenager. […]
Okay, I admit, I have used the beautiful, air-brushed, unrealistic photos of people meditating in my posts and promotional materials. I mean, the people are just so pretty and they live in such beautiful, air-brushed, and organized places. But I’m sure these pictures also help perpetuate the misunderstandings that people have about mindfulness and meditation. These […]
Struggling with meditation? Get some inspirational words of wisdom in these quotes about mindfulness for people who struggle with mindfulness!
AND… the one thing we do during our day to try to save ourselves some time that actually ends up crushing our soul!
How do we take anger and outrage and sadness and disappointment over the unsatisfactory, off-kilter state of the world and turn it into action?
Self-care can be short and sweet, simple and cheap. Check out my list of 30 ideas for self-care, plus additional resources!
Do you find it hard to “take a deep breath?” Perhaps it’s because our advice about breathing is a bit backward. Learn the secret of taking a deep breath!
Everyone I know who practices mindfulness describes it as life-changing. Here’s why.