mindfulness

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

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 …

The Top 10 Myths about Mindfulness

Do you feel like you’re seeing the word “mindfulness” pop up all over the place? It’s a pretty hot topic right now, and for good reason. Mindfulness has a ton of benefits, including decreased anxiety, stress, and depression, as well as increased calm, happiness, and attention. Pretty awesome, right? Yet, there …

A Mindful Morning: A Mantra to Help You Focus on Today

Do you ever find yourself waking up in the morning with a life-induced hangover? You know, the kind where the events, emotions, or stressors from the previous day greet you almost immediately as you wake up?     You’re replaying the argument you had with your partner. You’re groaning about the …

How to Breathe Mindfully. Yes, It Really Can Help.

This is the video I’ve been super excited to share since I started recording videos. Seriously, this is the strategy I use more than any other skill or technique! In this new video, learn the four essential techniques of mindful, deep breathing, a surefire way to calm your mind and body and …

How to Approach Your Weekend Mindfully

It’s no secret around here that I am big on mindfulness and intentionality. Yes, approaching what we do with thoughtfulness and purpose typically takes some extra time and energy, but in the end, it makes a huge difference in the quality of our lives.   One area where this mindfulness …