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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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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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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How much of your mental energy is being drained by distraction?

I realized something the other day. It was another aha moment, and I’ve been having many of them since practicing mindfulness. Mainly due to looking within my own mind, watching myself, and being open to whatever pops up in there. To be more aware of the things we tell ourselves is critical to living a…

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Being with things as they are for more present moment experiences

Are you aware of how often your mind wanders throughout the day? Thousands and thousands of thoughts all of the time, it’s no wonder why I have a difficult time remaining present. Do you feel the same way? What about trying to change things? Trying to look a certain way, be a certain way, feel…

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Enhancing all present moment experiences for optimized health and well-being

Healing begins with coming to terms with how things are right now in this moment. Not focusing on where you would rather be, but truly embracing all that is good right now. I challenge you to list 5 things in your life that are meaningful right now. Write down why they mean so much to…

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3 reasons why a daily mindfulness practice will improve your quality of life

If you haven’t heard about the power of practicing Mindfulness, it’s time to give it a try. The short-term and long-term benefits are being discovered on a daily basis and programs are happening all over the world. It’s a practice that doesn’t require a whole lot of effort or time, if you can let go…

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Why Other People’s Expectations May Be Holding You Back

Hello, beautiful souls We all are here for a reason, right? I mean, deep down, we all have thoughts and desires that make us who we are. We all have a purpose in life and I’m wondering if you’re embracing yours?  Are you experiencing daily life on purpose or is your mind so loud that…

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