For the bulk of my adult life, I thought that in order to meditate you had to be alone, in a quiet room and your mind had to be empty (there are plenty of other myths you can read about here).
We've all seen 'em. Wellness influencers dressed pastel colors, with a beautiful waterfall in the background, as they record their meditation ritual. Perched on an Instagram-worthy craggy rock (with a cushion to be sure), they show us how to breathe
Many of us have set intentions to be more mindful in the New Year. The term has caught on more recently, and just in the last decade, an increasing number of people have Googled the word “mindful” for more information
You’ve probably seen the phrase on Instagram, or if you’re a Disney fan like my sister, you’ll remember it from Frozen. “Let it go.” I considered the phrase again recently, inspired by autumn and the season of “letting go.” After the last
Quite often, I write about habits and how we might build healthier, more consistent routines. However, something we forget to include in our daily schedule is creative expression. Are You Expressing Yourself? Creative expression is necessary throughout childhood and throughout later years
Resistance to transformation: It happens to everyone, even when you have the best intentions. Whether you’re trying to establish a better morning routine or want to build a habit of walking more, it’s easy to get off track when you’re
Everyone needs solitude, and even individuals in the happiest of pairs need alone time. I didn’t realize it until later in life that I was an ambivert (someone who is a balance of extrovert and introvert qualities). And as such,
May is Mental Health Awareness month here in the U.S. It’s such a great reminder to me that we all need support when it comes to taking care of ourselves. It’s challenging to be consistent with our self-care, but building habits