Category: Mindfulness

Mindfulness strategies can reduce anxiety, calm stress and help you be more grounded and present in the moment. Of all the things I have tried, regular mindfulness practice has made the biggest difference in my life.

Mindfulness to Go

Here are 30 of my favorite mindfulness strategies for lowering my stress level and helping me stay more present in the moment. Of all of the things I have tried, mindfulness helps me stay calm and centered more than anything else.  These suggestions are specifically meant to be used while you are going…

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Wanna Go to the Beach?

I think we have all just about had it with the Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s get out of here, shall we?  OK, Coronavirus, you mean schoolyard bully, you win. You have taken a toll on all of us physically, mentally, and emotionally. For some, you’ve brought devastating grief and loss. For all of us,…

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Take a 30-Second Self Care Break

Keep reading for ways to take a quick and easy self care break to reset your mind and body. 

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8 Things You Can Do Today to Cultivate Joy

If you are committed to growing mentally, emotionally and spiritually, you might be REALLY good at identifying what’s wrong. You notice your shortcomings, take responsibility for your part in any conflicts and are probably very sensitive to all of the suffering in the world. You are constantly looking for ways to improve and…

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Why is Self-Care so Hard When We Need it Most?

When we are the most frazzled, exhausted and depleted is when we most need to take care of ourselves and recharge. But it seems to be the time that we are least likely or able to do it. Why is self-care so hard to prioritize and stick to? Read on to find out…

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5 Ways for Busy Moms to Stay Positive (Even When the Wheels Come Off)

Sometimes life can feel like absolute insanity. We all have days when nothing goes right and everything feels hard. We want to throw our hands up, go back to bed, pull the covers up and forget it. But there are lunches to pack and buses to catch; life must go on! Read on…

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Relax and Get Grounded Quickly: Feet, Seat, Shoulders, Breathe

Sometimes you need to relax your mind and body QUICKLY. Stress can take a toll on your emotions and your long term health, so it is good to have a few strategies that you can use anywhere, anytime to keep your baseline stress level low before it becomes chronic. 

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A Calm Place Meditation to Lower Stress Quickly

Do you ever have days when you just feel STRESSED out, like you are at your breaking point? Most of us feel that way from time to time! You may notice tension in your neck, clenched jaw, racing heart rate or sweaty palms. You feel this way because your adrenal glands are pumping…

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