Just Three Breaths

Week 1 –  Mindfulness Challenge Just three breaths As many times a day as you’re able, give your mind a short rest. For three breaths, ask your inner voices to decrease in volume. Open all your senses and simply be aware of color, sound, touch, and smells around you.   No need to count the…

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First silent meditation retreat – 3 Tips to use in your own practice and in daily life

Wow, everyone! It’s been 22 months since I started meditating on a daily basis. When I started, I was looking for answers for my anxiety. I wanted it to go away completely, I just wanted to be “normal,” whatever that means. I didn’t really know what to expect since I was the first one that…

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Your message is very important

The sun is shining, peace is present, and life is great in each moment. There will always be daily challenges in which we’ll face but we must find the light in each moment because the present is what matters most. I woke up this morning with a mental shift. I know what the shifts feel…

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Three Minute Mindfulness Exercise

When I talk about Mindfulness, one thing I hear from people is that sitting still drives them crazy. It’s boring, and they feel completely foolish not getting whatever it is that they need to do done while they’re practicing. The thoughts start to become more uncomfortable as time passes, and it’s almost as someone is…

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Making the Unconsciousness Conscious

A wise man once said, “Until you make the unconsciousness conscious, it will direct your life, and you will call it fate.” Carl Jung said that and it has me wondering things about myself. About why I still become so worried about being judged and criticized. I mean, I will be very excited about doing…

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Do you love holding yourself back?

Stress seems so ordinary when I think about it now. It was only when I attempted to avoid stress or when I distracted myself from stress is when it seemed to get better. The way I thought about stress was literally a “i’ll deal with it later” type of attitude. Most of the time, the…

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Daily calm is available to everyone

If you have ever felt lost, confused, frustrated, anxious, sad, or bored, this blog post is for you. Throughout my life, I’ve struggled with a lack of confidence, and with anxiety. I never really understood how people could be so calm and positive each time I saw them. Even the ones who smiled ALL the…

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Is there something wrong with me?

If you’re anything like me, you notice your wandering mind throughout the day. You’re very curious, you love to try new things, and you’re very excited to meet new people. You tell yourself all these fabulous ideas, and you even write them down. You’re very confident, and feel as though you have so much potential. The…

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Three signs you’re on path to living your purpose

Good evening, purpose seekers I wonder many things quite often. Sometimes, these anxious thoughts build up into full blown anxiety episodes. My mind will tell me there’s something wrong, even when there’s nothing wrong at all.  I find great value in sharing my optimism with others, because I really do believe in embracing and savoring…

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What is your gut telling you?

You may love your life, and yet, still feel as though something is missing. You aren’t exactly sure what it is, but it’s a piece to your daily puzzle that is one connection away. It’s like you work so hard to be the best you can be, and then are hit with more challenges to…

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