It is true that all you need is your mind and body to meditate. That doees not mean though that there aren’t props and other things that can help you meditate more easily. They can be especially helpful when you are first starting to learn. Here are a few accessories you can explore to help your practice.…

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You just need to relax… Odds are you have heard this advice before. And you are wondering how are you supposed to relax in the middle of all that you have going on. Whatever your personal reason for your stress and tension, there are good reasons for you to take the advice. This Scientific American…

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You probably know that meditation is good for your body and mind. Still, it can be a challenge for you to find a place to sit and settle into a contemplative mode. Learn how to create a meditation space in your home or find a sanctuary nearby. After all, your surroundings play an important role…

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Your fundamental beliefs about yourself have a deep influence on your life. You may not have given many of them much thought. You may not even be conscious of some of them. These beliefs may be about religion, physical attributes like your weight, your intelligence and ability, the role you are meant to play as…

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Do you feel like your responsibilities are crowding out what’s most important to you? Regain control of your life by setting healthy limits. Why? Because: It can lead to a more manageable, less stressed life. You will more likely succeed at reaching your goals. When you have more respect for your time, others have more…

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“I make sure every day that ‘I protect my pockets of peace’,” she said. This morsel of wisdom from a participant in a women’s group I recently facilitated really stood out and I knew immediately that I’d want to share it with you.  Apparently this phrase was made famous by a young woman on YouTube and TikTok…

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We all have worries and regrets that we carry around, sometimes our entire lives. The time we spend ruminating over the past and the future wears us down and can bring with it a lot of pain and unease. The only way to get past the constant worry is to learn to let go and give yourself permission to live…

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Most of us are familiar with what a physical detox is, but what about a mind detox? When you’re trying to make major changes to your life, you can get stuck. A mind detox can help you internally clear out what is keeping you from moving forward, align with the shifts you are making in your life,…

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The practice of mindfulness is increasingly becoming part of the mainstream of western society as more people are turned on to the benefits of leading mindful lifestyles. Just like anything else that achieves a lot of media attention though, mindfulness is not without its misconceptions, many of which are quite off base. The following are…

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The weight loss struggle is real, and everyone has their own set of reasons for not being able to maintain the weight that they lose. The restrictions are often unsustainable and they inevitably ditch the diet. Others are unable to control their portions. Most people just lose motivation. There is a mindful alternative.  There is…

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