“Philip” gets up every morning determined to do all the things he promised himself he’d do yesterday and ends most days frustrated and fed up because he’s not making any progress. Phil’s wife has a stressful job and sometimes needs a lot of support; their one year old son is just like most babies and, rewarding though it is, takes a lot of time and energy. [Read more…]
Opportunities to be mindful arrive every day, but when away from the day-to-day routine it’s always extra special! [Read more…]
An alternative option for a 24 hour time period… [Read more…]
And so another holiday season is upon us, if we are fortunate enough to be able to take time out! [Read more…]
…that wasn’t a metaphor! Or was it?
Actually, a walk in the park, the riverside, through town or just walking rather than driving where possible can be helpful, emotionally and physically. But you know this, right? [Read more…]
It has been said that there are only two times when we feel stress – daytime and night-time!
Let’s face it. Stress is part of our everyday life. We experience some level of stress every time our expectations are unmet. We CAN transform our relationship with stress. Learn to let it go and cultivate more peace, joy, and calm in its place. [Read more…]
Meditating… requires no religious affiliation; meditation practise will bring you positive life altering changes.
“I’m unsure I could find a teacher, place, or the people to meditate with and even if I could, I feel too embarrassed.”
This wonderful introduction to mindfulness is by guest author Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW who is a psychotherapist and author of Shortcuts to Inner Peace.
It’s tempting to think that you need the tropical beach, the hammock by the lake, the walk in the woods, the yoga retreat or the special meditation cushion in order to feel the “ahhhhh” of inner peace. We all have certain props or places that we use to jump start that special sensation of anchored contentment. [Read more…]