Quick Exercise to Boost Your Mood

Everybody is feeling a little off these days, and this quick exercise can get you back on track. Use it for yourself, with your kids, as a way to wake-up or fall asleep, or as a journal prompt. Pin It Consider these statements. If you'd like, start with three deep breaths. Remember something that worked … Continue reading Quick Exercise to Boost Your Mood

7 Quick Breathing Techniques for Improved Mood, Peace of Mind, and Pain Reduction

Pin It Focusing on your breath is one form of meditation. These simple exercises will send you down a gentle path of peace and self discovery. 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 … Continue reading 7 Quick Breathing Techniques for Improved Mood, Peace of Mind, and Pain Reduction

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 – Compassion

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com 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

Setting Intention, Life Navigation System

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Setting intention is using your life navigation system. The life navigation system works like a regular GPS. Tell the universe where you are headed by setting your intention. I use intention all the time, like when I have to have difficult conversations, when I am driving somewhere new, or when … Continue reading Setting Intention, Life Navigation System

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