Mindfulness tip #3:  Routine & Organization

Mindfulness tip #3: Routine & Organization

Imagine the following scenario at home. Your home looks a little out of sorts.  Clothes are thrown everywhere!  You’ve found part of your clean uniform, but the other half looks like it’s been chewed on by the dog. Your book bag has been taken by aliens because you’ve...
Mindfulness: Using the Senses to Learn Self-Care

Mindfulness: Using the Senses to Learn Self-Care

O.K., let’s sit down, get comfortable and take a deep breath. Close your eyes and concentrate on your breathing. In and out, counting to 5 before you inhale and again before you exhale. That’s right, slow it down. Focus on that breathing… For many of you, this may...
Moving from Anxiety to Wonder Even While Test Taking

Moving from Anxiety to Wonder Even While Test Taking

Does test taking make you feel anxious?  You’re not alone.  I’m here to tell you that there are things you can do to reduce the anxious feelings you get when staring at a test or when you’re just thinking about the test and experience those same feelings.  Anxiety is...