Need a little more calm in your life? Here’s how to make meditation work for you (even if you have an overactive mind)!
Mindfulness is quite the buzzword right now. These days, people can give advice about practically anything and manage to put a mindfulness spin on it. However, I don’t want you to think this makes mindfulness unworthy of your time. It’s absolutely worth your time. After all, I’ve been sharing my experience and tips with mindfulness […]
During a mindfulness course I took in grad school, another student and I were guiding each other through a meditation practice (which makes us sound super professional, but we were both a little bewildered by the whole ordeal). As my partner finished guiding me through a meditation session, she asked how I was feeling. I […]
By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of mindfulness and the many benefits of being present in the moment. Mindfulness has been shown to lower stress levels, improve focus, decrease emotional reactivity (aka emotional outbursts), and even improve relationships (source). I practice mindfulness because I know it gives me that ‘I can totally handle this even […]
I talk a lot about mindfulness on my blog, but sometimes I feel like I’m only grazing the surface and not getting into the details of how I incorporate mindfulness into my daily life and how you can too! Recently, I’ve been sticking to a morning routine (shocker, I rarely stick to a routine) that includes meditation as […]
We all know by now that meditation is good for the ol’ brain. In fact, meditation seems to be the cure for just about anything these days (that and coconut oil). But what if you’ve tried meditation and it just doesn’t quite vibe with you? If you’ve given meditation a fair shot (and by fair […]