mindfulness

Posts on how to slow down and be present in the moment.

How to Eat Anything Mindfully

If mindful eating has you saying, “Huh, what’s that?” then you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through a mindful eating exercise, step by step, so you can experience the goodness for yourself.   But first, why is mindful eating important? Well, it’s important for a few …

Headspace Review: What I Really Think of the App

When you hear the word “meditation,” what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you might envision someone sitting cross-legged on the floor, hands resting on their knees, palms facing up. Perhaps you think of words like chi, chakras, or center. Or maybe you think of a specific religious …

10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness in a Minute or Less

I hear a lot of reasons why people can’t practice mindfulness. The most common? “It takes too mucb time.” Well, I am here to debunk that myth, once and for all. Contrary to popular belief, mindfulness doesn’t have to be exhausting. It doesn’t need to take up all your time, …

Make a Moment Last Forever With Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a superpower. I’m convinced. It has all sorts of amazing benefits, including increased happiness, optimism, and emotional regulation, as well as reduced anxiety, depression, and anger. One of my favorite benefits though, is the ability to experience a moment with more depth and vibrancy than you ever thought …

Why Being Curious About Yourself Is Important

I love watching people get started with mindfulness. It’s such an incredible way of being, and it offers so many awesome benefits. (PS: If you’re new around here, and aren’t really sure what mindfulness is, click here.)   Here’s a Cliffnotes refresher: Mindfulness involves being aware of the present moment …

How to Stop One Thing from Ruining It All

You’re ready, you’ve prepped, and before you know it, something’s gone wrong. Your mind is racing, the dominoes are falling, and now the day is completely RUINED. Does this sound familiar? In this video, I share how to keep one snafu from ruining it all, helping you get back on …

A Simple Tip to Make Good Moments Last Longer

You know those good moments that you wish could last forever?  Learn the simple tip to experience these amazing moments more intensely and remember them for a long time to come.  PS: I used this tip on my visit to Hawaii two years ago, and I can still feel myself …

An Easy Reminder to Pause (Plus a Freebie for You!)

Yesterday, I posted about the power of taking a ten-second pause. While it might seem simple, this deliberate act gives us a chance to slow down and breathe in the middle of our most hectic moments. A pause gives us the ability to quiet our mind before we move forward, responding instead of …