Thoughts aren't facts or truths. They're just thoughts. Thoughts don't exist outside our minds. Thoughts carry information. They report physical sensations and bring forth memories. Often they become stories in our heads.
Almost every parent or person alive regrets what they've done or should have done. Even when the source of regret happened years ago, we hold onto those feelings, wishing that we could change the past. We want to change our choices and the coping skills we have used.
What do I mean by personal quality? It is an aspect that you want to hold in your mind and heart during daily life. You want to be able to hold this quality when you communicate with others and with yourself during both challenges and calm times.
I am grateful I release the harsh and pointed inner voice. It's just a throwback to the past, and holds no truth about this moment.
I am grateful I let go of self-judgment, the old, learned ways of beating
"Meditating" can be a scary word that often makes people think, “I can’t do that.” However, Mindful Meditation is not necessarily confined to sitting with your eyes closed, following your breath, and observing your thoughts
May I send love to myself. May I be well. May I be free from stress. May I be free from worry. May I be free from sadness and anger. May I be free from difficulties. May I be filled with loving-kindness.
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. Instead, it is an awareness of your external and internal
Noted author of You Are the Placebo, Dr. Joe Dispenza states, "In clinical studies, we have proven that 2 hours of nature sounds a day significantly reduce stress hormones up to 800% and activates 500-600
My husband sees an old lamp. However, I see my grandma reading to me in her favorite chair from the light of this lamp. My kids see my closet full of clothes, while I see potential outings, comfy days, and business
When we think of living with simplicity, we often think about using less and having less. This thinking sounds easy, but it can become a struggle for most of us very quickly and can add stress.
The reason is that the
When you are aware that you have been triggered by a stressor, take a breath. Breathe in for the count of 3, hold for the count of 3, and then breathe out for the count of 3. Do this 3 times!
Taking a breath
Life can be challenging, but I can quickly make myself feel better by focusing on my breathing. Breathing brings me back to the present moment. I can only solve my challenges in the present. I am free of the past
Meditation is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Meditation over time changes the mind, similar to exercise over time changes the body. This is great news because it means that we can take responsibility