Mindfulness & Peace

Spending 2 Hours Per Day in Complete Silence Creates These 7 Incredible Brain Benefits

In our busy, hectic lives; days and years go by without us paying attention to how polluted our brains are because of everything constantly happening around us. There is also the pollution of sound that overstimulates our brains causing stress, moodiness, depression, anxiety among other things. We are programmed to hear certain sounds in our...

10 Hidden Anxiety Triggers You Often Ignore

Anxiety knows no gender, no social class or race. It is proven that more than 40 million people in United States alone suffer from anxiety. Anxiety can start after a stressful or emotional event but it can also start without any cause or warning sign. It usually gives us very little time to prepare...

The 5 Stages of a Spiritual Awakening

What does it really mean to awaken? It is fair to say that awakening is a journey from limitation to freedom – from unconscious to conscious. Whether you intentionally choose to take this journey or an unexpected experience propels you onto the path, once you start, there is no turning back. It is true that...

Going Through A Hard Time? Here Are 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help Instantly

After the birth of my daughter, a lot of unexpected challenges came my way. A birth complication left me unable to walk for a month, my hormones were raging, I found breastfeeding nearly impossible, and I was sleep-deprived beyond belief. The love I felt for my daughter was deep, but the image I had...

If You’re ‘Bad’ At Meditation, These 4 Tricks Are Just What You Need

Recently, my friend and I were talking about mindfulness and she told me that she was starting to experiment with meditation. She quickly confessed that she was a “bad meditator,” and I thought to myself, Welcome to the club. But instead of saying that out loud, I asked her why she thought she was...

THIS ‘Forgotten’ 5 Min. Activity Boosts Your Immune System, Self Confidence, Wellbeing…

This activity does not only boost your self confidence, your immune system, mood and overall wellbeing but gets rid of feelings like anger, confusion, depression, tension… And it is an activity most of us have forgotten about. It’s really simple and you have probably heard of it. It’s called Taking A Walk! The trick is that...

4 Powerful Ways To Recharge & Be Mindful At Work

Work is an important part of life. Necessary not just for income, but also for self-expression and personal fulfillment. Work life can be very rewarding, but for many of us it’s also one of our major sources of life stress. At work many of us get caught up in ‘driven doing’ mode. We lose touch...

The Most Important Key To Master The Art Of Mindful Living

Now that you know your values, this post is about how to live from your values. The final post will be about how to create a practical action plan for living a life built around your values and how to handle obstacles that may arise. Being in alignment with your values means knowing who you...

R.A.I.N: A Four-Step Process For Using Mindfulness In Difficult Times

A couple of years ago, I discovered a 4-step mindfulness process that offers ‘in-the-trenches’ support for working with intense and difficult emotions. It has been an ally for me in the moments I needed mindfulness the most. It’s called RAIN (which is an acronym for the 4 steps of the process). Here are the 4 steps in...

How To Live Your Truth: Identifying Your Values & Mastering Mindful Living

Do you know what the most common regret people express on their deathbed is? It’s “I wish I had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” This blog post is about how not to have that regret on your deathbed. So, what stops people from living a...

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