Mindfulness

Practical Mindfulness Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving!

                          The holidays.  Just the thought brings up a lot of feelings and emotions. As I write this post, I'm thinking about the person and people who are getting ready for today's family gathering.  You know, the big family Thanksgiving feast that offers [...]

2019-12-11T21:06:24+00:00

The Messy Meaning of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. The word is getting attention.  The meaning of the word is getting attention.  Take Mindful Magazine’s recent response to New York Times’ “The Muddied Meaning of Mindfulness.” I read both articles.  I will admit that my first learning of the two articles came as an email from Mindful Magazine landing in my inbox; I’m [...]

2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00

Mindful Dressing…and We’re not Talking about the Turkey

Photo courtesy of411 Top Floor When building and running a successful business helping people increase happiness, mindfulness, and reducing stress one thing has become crystal clear: People want to feel good about themselves and people want others to feel good about them. We all want to be liked.  We all want people to feel good [...]

2019-12-11T21:10:09+00:00

Mindful Listening

Through mindfulness I am a better listener.  I don’t mean some kind of Zen-like hear the sounds of waves, the rumbling of my stomach pre-lunch, or what the air feels like against my ears.  I mean listening as in to pay attention to someone or something and different than before; better than before.  I’d add [...]

2019-12-11T21:11:18+00:00

Mindful Change

Change.  Change is constant yet people resist change.  There are many reasons why people resist change; everything from it’s too different from what is ‘normal’ to being forced to change. Though this is true reality, so are the advantages to change.  I find that many people already know benefits of change.  Heck, I’ve feel the [...]

2019-12-11T21:12:12+00:00

Mindful Parenting

                        As parents, we are busy.  We are busy working, busy taking care of our families, busy with our kid’s activities, busy caring for our home/cooking/cleaning, busy with the endless to-do list…whew!  Just thinking about all of the things we do and are responsible [...]

2019-12-11T21:17:53+00:00

Mindful Eating on Fat Tuesday

It’s just about lunchtime and I’m wondering about how people are fairing on their fare this Fat Tuesday.  Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the day of feasting before the fast.  Days before Fat Tuesday, food establishments such as restaurants and even grocery stores market to consumers with slogans of indulging in great feasts.  Usually these attempts [...]

2019-12-11T21:18:57+00:00

Mindful Eating – You are what you eat

We know a lot about what to eat (fresh fruits and vegetables) and what not to eat (yeah, the whole bag of potato chips).  But what about the how, what, and why of eating mindfully? Combining the how we eat, what we eat, why we eat with mindfulness means that we eat with awareness.  It’s [...]

2019-12-11T21:21:50+00:00

Commitment

During this time of flux, commitment is in the forefront. The question to ponder, reflect, and ultimately answer is: Are we willing to do whatever it takes? This is different than hooking on details, history, past decisions, mistakes, goals, etc. When making this decision, we can no longer hold on to what prevents us from [...]

2016-11-21T18:37:31+00:00
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