Happy Monday! I wanted to speak a little bit about mindfulness and the growing process. Growth happens in all areas of our life. I am not talking in the physical sense, but mentally growing through life. I have realized that our greatest periods of growth stem from difficult challenges. Life itself is challenging. Everyone will … Continue reading Mindful Monday – The Process of Growing
I wanted to add a short poem from practicing mindfulness practitioner, Bob Sharples, in this post. You will find his words below: "Don’t meditate to fix yourself, to improve yourself, to redeem yourself; rather, do it as an act of love, of deep warm friendship to yourself. In this way there is no longer any need … Continue reading Self Liberation.
I wanted to feature a true story that happened when I was with my client. It's perfect because it goes right in sync with being "present" with others - similar to my blog theme this week! We were having a coffee and I was showing her how to mindfully enjoy her beverage. The whole session … Continue reading The Coffee Connection:
Happy #MindfulMonday - Our focus this week is in regards to doing small things to live in the present moment. Going along the lines of single tasking, living in the moment creates a full sense of awareness towards the things in our world. Reflect on your work day: How many times were you distracted by … Continue reading #MindfulMonday – The Gift of the Present Moment:
** cover photo courtesy of Chiara Sicuro ** Mindfulness is a perfect tool in reducing your depression symptoms. From the time of implementation, the benefits from mindfulness practices are seen within the first couple of weeks. As I've spoke about prior, mindfulness is a great addition to any medical related therapy. Mindfulness shifts the mind with … Continue reading Mindfulness in Motion- 3 Ways to Reduce Your Depression Symptoms:
“Those who are without compassion cannot see what is seen with the eyes of compassion.”- Thich Nhat Hanh In trials of great suffering, it is hard to find the correct words to sooth someone who's hurting from within. It is always a difficult process watching someone you care about cope with an eating disorder. Eating … Continue reading Mindfully Speaking to a Loved One with an Eating Disorder
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” - Anais Nin Happy Monday, Readers! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. The mindfulness topic of this week includes coping with an eating disorder in the workplace – a topic rarely spoken about in conversation. Whether you’ve suffered from one or not, eating disorders are a horrible … Continue reading Mindful Monday – How to Mindfully Cope with an Eating Disorder at Work:
Happy Friday, everyone! To end our weekly mindfulness topic of situational depression, I wanted to do something different for this blog post. I wanted to create a sincere letter & reminder for those going through this battle. Like I've explained, I have been there before and the pain is all too familiar. Through mindfulness meditation, … Continue reading Positive Assurance Through Depression – A Letter from Me, to You:
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The suns rays do not burn until brought into a focus. - Alexander Graham Bell If you're anything like me, it's easy to get caught in a vicious cycle of multitasking. Multitasking has a reputation of being a productive practice. Getting a multitude of things done … Continue reading The Simplicity in Single Tasking – Everyday Mindfulness
My own tidbit about finding the beauty of mindfulness in the most mundane, daily tasks.