Loving-Kindness Meditation

What is Loving-Kindness Meditation?
Loving-Kindness meditation focuses on developing feelings of goodwill, calmness, and kindness towards others and yourself. Jack Kornfield states, “With each recitation of the phrases, we are expressing an intention, planting the seeds of loving wishes over and over in our heart. With a loving heart as the background, all that we attempt, all that we encounter will open and flow easily.” Loving-Kindness Meditation creates positive feelings that foster being calm, centered, and creative.

The Brain Manual Got Me Off the Crazy Ride

Here is the story about Beth and her family getting off the crazy ride of stress recycling. Beth had a transformational moment after watching the videos on the Stress Shifter Skills Course for Module 1: Facing – The Brain Manual. She was so blown away with how much

How to have 20/20 vision in 2020

Happy New Year!!! It is the year to have 20/20 Inner Vision. We don’t have to feel confused and blurred by life. With skills taught in the Stress Shifter Skills Course, you can gain 20/20 inner visions. Here is an abridged version of the Stress Shifter Skills Course 4 Steps that will be helpful to see clearly about a trigger that causes fuzzy thinking right now.

How to choose a mindful gift?

Mindfully considering the person to whom you are giving is a wonderful way to express care and expand relationships. Consider: As you slow down, become more aware, and consider the process of gift giving, you can avoid the stress of purchasing the perfect present in exchange for the true pleasure of generosity. A mindful gift will be beneficial to you …

Mindful Holiday Eating

Mindful Holiday Eating is never about denying yourself or telling yourself you can’t eat. Neither is it about eating just because the food is offered. It is an awareness of your external and internal motivations for eating, without judgement. Awareness leads to insight, knowledge, and positive choices – and making those choices is the key to mindful holiday eating.

Science Shows Being Aware Reduces Stress

Being aware of how we personally cope with stressors can determine the impact they have on our bodies and minds. Quite often when we are triggered, we run to old habits to cope. Many coping mechanism people have, include eating, happy hour, sleeping, shopping, or blaming. We often use distractions, dismisses or denials as coping mechanisms. These “D’s” may relieve …