Reflecting on the stories we tell ourselves Despite knowing the huge benefits I’ve received from a mindfulness meditation practice, it is often NOT easy to do. As a working mom I sometimes tell myself there isn’t enough time, it is not the “right time,” or I am just too tired. Other days there is no […]
2017 is nearly over… pretty soon we’ll be reading about the top wellness trends in 2018! Earlier this year I reported on the top food trends for 2017 – social consciousness, personalization and simplification. The wellness trends are fueled by millennials; researchers say for millennials, wellness is a daily, active pursuit, and one they are […]
How you eat is as important as what you eat As a busy working mom with a very busy mind, I fell into mindfulness meditation when I was looking for a way to clear my mind and be more present. In a world that encourages mindlessness, practicing mindfulness can have benefits, not only for your […]
A few weeks ago I wrote about rekindling my practice of meditation after taking many years off in my post “Why do we stop doing things that are good for us?”.
Despite wanting to develop a regular mindfulness meditation habit, it has NOT been easy. As a working mom I told myself there wasn’t enough time, it was not the “right time,” or that I was too tired. Other days there was no excuse and I just simply did not want to do it. …READ MORE
I had heard meditation was a good idea, so several years ago I decided to give it a try. I was a bit intimidated, and felt I didn’t have much time, so I downloaded a short 15 minute guided meditation audio clip from iTunes. When I closed my eyes, I remember feeling somewhat freaked out by the noisy and relentless chatter of my thoughts that were flashing about everything and anything. …READ MORE