(*This post will also be features on http://www.dearchereen.com later this week) Setting the mood for your morning creates the tone for your day. The morning is a perfect time slot to cultivate positivity. From a mindfulness perspective, creating a morning routine is a nourishing way to stir up happiness. The importance of a morning routine … Continue reading Mindful Monday – Creating Your Ideal Morning Routine
Happy Mindful Monday, dear readers! This weeks mindfulness topic circles around: how do I make others feel their best? I am sure you've heard of the popular quote; "How you make others feel says a lot about you." I believe this statement holds a large amount of truth. Everyone is guilty of pushing their insecurities onto … Continue reading Mindful Monday – How Can I Make You Feel Your Best?
Life's journey conceives an inevitable path for human beings to become adrift. Faced with the threat of stagnation, life becomes jaded with upcoming patterns of daily redundancy. We come independently halted to our own journey's standstill; developing an inquisitive zest purely fueled from (past) obscure life choices. The questions spin through our head in anxiety's repetitive waltz; in … Continue reading From Jaded to Untethered
Happy Mindful Monday, dear readers. This Mindful Monday post is a bit delayed - my apologies! This week has been hectic, but I'm thrilled to be writing this blog post today. This request came from a dear reader all the way in Singapore (Hi, Amira!). I couldn't be more thrilled that this blog is touching lives all around … Continue reading Mindful Monday – Trust, Accept and Go Within.
Happy Friday, readers! I wanted to make a quick weekend checklist on ways you can mindfully avoid stagnation. It is perfectly normal to suffer from bouts of stagnation when hitting a low. If you need a quick and "mindfulness fix", I have the solution. Follow the simple steps to get yourself out of feeling temporarily "stuck." … Continue reading The Stagnation Solution.
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:
Between clients this week, I did not get to post on my usual Wednesday time - sorry for the delay! As promised, this post will introduce grief meditation. I have used this for my clients as a coping mechanism for all stages of grief. My hope is that you find the same peace as you continuously … Continue reading Your Invitation to Grief Meditation:
Happy Monday, readers. I am so grateful you've joined in reading my "Mindful Monday" posts. This post will be short in content tonight. However, I wanted to introduce this weeks mindfulness topic. My posts for the remainder of the week will be focusing primarily on using mindfulness to cope with severe depression. I wanted to … Continue reading Mindful Monday – The Poetry of Depression
“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
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