Showing Self-Compassion

In my previous blog, I wrote about the power of starting over when you feel that things seem to be falling to pieces. This could be due to

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Self-Gratitude: Directing Our Gratitude Inward

With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s a good time to focus on what we’re grateful for. This year, I want to challenge you to express your gratitude a little differently. Practicing

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Ways to Help Relieve Stress

We all have stress in our lives, no matter who we are. While some people suffer from more acute stress and anxiety than others, it’s still important for everyone to know how to deal with stress when in the

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Awakening Our Awareness This Spring

The official start of spring is only weeks away. With spring comes a sense of new beginnings and growth. Plants sprout blossoms and many animals awaken from hibernation and give birth this time of

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Friluftsliv: Benefits of Open-Air Living

It’s 7:00 a.m. on a cold, dreary day. Going outside is the last thing you want to do. You’d rather spend your day inside curled up in a warm blanket. We’re meant to

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Projecting in the Now

Living in the now is essential to mindfulness. It’s naturally a stress-reducer that helps you navigate through your days. However, as practical as we are, we acknowledge that a bit of planning

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The Calm in the Storm

What a year and it’s just August. We have heard the phrase new normal so much. SO MUCH. We all want to return to our versions of normal but if we’re being

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Awareness; The Power Within

Just be aware. Got it? Practice awareness!    Ehhh. The idea of journeying this life with awareness isn’t as simple as saying, “just do it!” We tend to rely on

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Surrendering Control

How are you? No, really. How are you? I write this with the most heartfelt concern. With the world in a somewhat inverted state, emotions are running high and

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Willingness of Spring

There is something simple and encouraging about the changing of the seasons. Being aware and absorbing this beautiful world that we share with nature uplifts my mind. As Spring approaches, I observe the trees, bushes, and

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