How To Learn Mindfulness – For Beginners

how to learn mindfulness

Today is all about how to learn mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? Dictionary.com defines mindfulness as: “the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something”. Seems easy enough right? However, many of us have been conditioned for many years to follow the directions of other people: parents, teachers, bosses and supervisors, or fitness experts. … Keep Reading…

Cultivating Emotional Balance with Journaling

emotional balance with journaling

You can start cultivating emotional balance today. If you’ve had a lot of stress lately, and really who hasn’t,  you may not feel very hopeful about life. Compounding stressors can leave you feeling frazzled and emotional. But the good news is that you can off-load your stress onto the pages of your journal or notebook … Keep Reading…

Countering Negative Thoughts

countering negative thoughts

Today we’re countering the negative thoughts that can derail your attempts at success. Whether changing careers or fixing health issues, it’s good to move forward with a positive attitude. A negative mindset holds you back from reaching your true potential. But it doesn’t have to! I have tips for shifting out of negative thinking, as … Keep Reading…

Improving Sleep Habits with Sleep Hacking

Improving sleep habits with sleep hacking is how I went from prescription drugs to help me sleep (nasty metallic taste!) to sleeping normally again. In my case, it was massive stress ruining my sleep, as well as moving and changing jobs, which came with new stressors. But I also discovered that I wasn’t being true … Keep Reading…

Self Care During Stressful Times

Self Care During Stressful Times

Self-care during stressful times is an important skill to have when life is handing you lemons. Learning to cope during good times will help immensely when things go south…like they do. When my life took a sudden turn south, I was unprepared. It took me several years to start putting the pieces back together. Let … Keep Reading…

19 Ways To Improve Self-Care In Your Life

Today I have a list of 19 ways to improve the self-care in your life. Self-care is “the practice of taking action to improve one’s own health“. That means that self-care is individual to each person. Feeling good everyday should be your goal, because it improves overall quality of life. The 19 tweaks in today’s … Keep Reading…

Who Needs Self-Care? You Do.

Who needs self-care? You do, I do, we all do. Everyone needs self-care because we are such busy people that we often forget to take care of ourselves. Some people tend to be more in need of self-care than others, but we all need to practice self-care more often. Dictionary.com defines self-care as “the act … Keep Reading…

The Importance of Self-Expression

The importance of self-expression for successful living…and mental health in general. What is meant by the words “self expression”? The dictionary defines self expression as “the expression or assertion of one’s own personality, as in conversation, behavior, poetry, or painting”. Practicing self-expression is a basic desire of our heart and is something few people practice … Keep Reading…