Are you feeling LUCKY today? I’m not talking about luck in the sense of go out and buy yourself a lottery ticket. I’m talking about 4 fundamental concepts: Love, Understanding, Compassion, and Kindness for Yourself. Sure, it’s a quirky play on words but the idea is that we all can remember the word lucky and apply
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As the summer rolls on and time seems to pass at a quicker pace than I like to admit, I realize how important it is for me to remain as present as possible and cherish these days. We talk about ‘being present’ all the time but I think this concept is as unique for each
When I hear the term ‘happy place’, I’m always curious what that means for people. Throughout the years, I have explored different ideas of what this magical place would look like. It would vary with certain images and experiences but nothing remained constant. I struggled with the confines of establishing a physical location that
What defines a connection? How do you know you have connected with someone or something and what does it feel like? And most importantly, how do you nurture these connections? Some people may define their connections in direct correlation with the number of friends they have on Facebook or how many followers they have on
I love the idea that sometimes we have to teach in order to learn. It becomes more clear all the time that when I share my experiences with someone or teach them something new; I learn the most and ultimately…grow the most. I used to think that we had to be some sort of expert
The hardest thing I may never truly master in my life is the art of letting go. I have this idea that letting go is simple yet when the moment comes, I can be at a total loss. If I wrote out all of the things in my life I have chosen to let go
What is the stress in your life? The actual definition of stress is an emotional strain on the body. However, I think we tend to use the word like it’s a living thing instead of simply a reaction of our own thinking. The reality is that we can’t bottle stress up and give it away,
An entire wall of mirrors, another wall of windows, and a class full of thin, trim, and apparently very flexible 20 somethings has led to a much-needed practice of self-compassion this evening. As I stared at myself while navigating this part Pilates and part Yoga (PiYo) class, I almost laughed at how ridiculous I looked.
Practice patience. That’s the inspiration card that hangs above my computer at work. I stuck it there because I need that kind of ‘in your face’ reminder every day. I often feel like I’m running around, trying to beat a clock somewhere only to find my patience dwindle and be replaced by an excessive supply of