Reframe Your Situation for Peace

I'm not close with one of my relatives. It is complicated, and telling the story no longer serves me. I can stay pretty neutral about the situation until my annual visit to my home state. Overall, I love and look forward to this visit, but the inherent obligation to see my relative while I'm 'home' … Continue reading Reframe Your Situation for Peace

Today’s Mindfulness Demise is Brought to You by the Dog

As if a husband and children are not humbling enough when you are on a mindfulness journey, throw in a few pets for good measure. We have three dogs. More accurately, our family has two dogs, and my husband has one dog. My husband's dog is a West Highland Terrier, and her name is Sugar. … Continue reading Today’s Mindfulness Demise is Brought to You by the Dog

Mindfulness Mini – Misleading Yourself

It is so easy to ruminate on the negative. I found myself recently in a mind trap where I was telling myself a very one sided, negative story. It was really quite ridiculous, truly outside of reality, but when you repeat it enough to yourself, all negative things seem plausible. To pull myself out of … Continue reading Mindfulness Mini – Misleading Yourself

Mindfulness Mini – Compassion

Photo by Pixabay on Breath is literally your life source, don’t underestimate the power of focusing on your breath. When you can control your breath, you can control your thoughts. When you can control your thoughts, you can be thoughtful about your actions. Think about how powerful that is! Use this exercise for generating … Continue reading Mindfulness Mini – Compassion

Mindfulness Mini – Grokking

What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create. Buddha Grokking was taught to me as a way to prepare yourself for your day, a difficult task, or an uncertain scenario. Grokking is a way to set your state of mind and to prepare yourself for an appropriate response … Continue reading Mindfulness Mini – Grokking

Mindfulness Mini – Faith Mudra

Self confidence is a super power. Once you start believing in yourself, magic starts to happen. MUDRAS for Body, Mind and Spiritby Gertrud Hirschi This is the faith mudra, formally known as Vajrapradama Mudra. This mudra is believed to cultivate trust and self confidence. To achieve the mudra, weave your fingers together, and place your … Continue reading Mindfulness Mini – Faith Mudra