Take A Mindful Breath This Holiday Season

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How many times have we made up our minds that this holiday season “we are going to be good”. We begin to plot and plan and make up a thousand different scenarios in our minds about what we will and what we won’t allow ourselves to eat, only to find ourselves abandoning our best plans […]

33 Reminders of How to Be a More Mindful Person

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Next week, I’ll celebrate my 33rd birthday. It’s true what the old folks say… life just keeps getting better all the time. I find myself getting wiser, more self-aware, calmer, and more balanced as the moments, days and years pile up. Not to be a Pollyanna, but I do believe, as the Zen saying goes—every […]

Prevention In Mind: 6 Tips for Transitioning into Fall

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September is often seen as the beginning of the fall season and is considered a “joint season” in Ayurveda, because it is a vulnerable time of year when it’s easy to catch a cold or get sick if your life is moving too fast or is out of balance. Slowing down from a busy, fun […]

11 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Time In The Now

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“To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.” ~Donald Altman Five years ago, my life was a mess compared to now. I was anxious, worried, afraid, and running away from my feelings–I was running away from the present moment. So, what happened? I started applying […]

Easy Meditation for Considerable Healing

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When you wake up in the morning, take in a deep breath and slowly open your eyes, a world of color, sound and smell bombard your senses. This can be both good and bad.  You are constantly being stimulated and driven by the external world.  It is no wonder that at some point you feel […]