Mindfulness Tip #1:  Using Senses to Learn Self-Care

Mindfulness Tip #1: Using 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...
Mindfulness Tip #5 – Healthy Eating

Mindfulness Tip #5 – Healthy Eating

“Mom, I’m hungry. What’s for dinner? I want some chicken nuggets and fries. Oh, can we get a milkshake for dessert too?” When you suggest a salad or some lean meat and vegetables instead, a chorus of whines and objections erupt from the backseat. Despite your...
Mindfulness Tip #4 – Awareness

Mindfulness Tip #4 – Awareness

Have you ever heard of a ‘lightbulb’ moment? I am sure you have! It’s one of those moments we experience where a thought or feeling randomly pops into our heads that answers or solves an ongoing dilemma in our lives. It’s a sudden, intuitive feeling that appears to...
Mindfulness Tip #1:  Using Senses to Learn Self-Care

Mindfulness Tip #1: Using 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...
3 Tips for Writing Success

3 Tips for Writing Success

They grow up too quickly! Parents have been known to use this phrase often as they watch their children progress through various stages of life – baby, toddler, elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and their professional career.  However, even...