Category: Make it mindful

3 ways the power of mindfulness can change your life

3 ways the power of mindfulness can change your life   When you get stuck in a rut, you usually don’t feel like getting out. Nobody wants to do things differently once established in routine, no matter how uncomfortable that routine may be. It’s why people stay in dead-end relationship for years longer...

The simplest thing you can do to be more successful

The simplest thing you can do to be more successful   Without placing your hand on your chest or taking your pulse, can you count each time your heart beats? Go ahead and try it for thirty seconds. I’ll wait. How did you do? No judgment if you couldn’t feel anything or if you felt a lot. When this same...

What happens when you stop sabotaging yourself

What happens when you stop sabotaging yourself   Imagine if you spoke aloud every thought you’ve ever had. Scary, right? You might embarrass the heck out of yourself, or say things you didn’t really mean. Those are givens. What you might not realize is how many times your mind puts yourself down....

Embrace change with this guided visualization

Embrace change with this guided visualization   Whether you’re in the Northern Hemisphere (like me) where it’s the Winter Solstice, or the Southern Hemisphere where it’s the Summer Solstice, this is the longest day of dark or light all year. It’s an apex from which the planet (and our...

Courage to change the things you can

Courage to change the things you can   Everything is given. Nothing is promised. A couple months ago, Yoga Teacher Judith Hanson Lasater said this during an interview with my friend Paula of Crazy Good Grief. At the time, I breezed by it as another great quote for the books. I wasn’t in the...

Why you don’t get what you want

Why you don’t get what you want   You intimately know all the things you’re currently not doing to lead a life of purpose and peace. This is the life that you dream, write and talk about, but can never seem to take consistent action toward fulfilling. It might even be the life you...

The 1 thing your mind can never tell you

The 1 thing your mind can never tell you   The difference between an insane person and you is that an insane person speaks all their thoughts aloud. Not convinced? Sit still and watch your mind for just three minutes and you will see how it jumps all over the place, never resting, always informing you...

Reduce stress in 10 mindful minutes

Reduce stress in 10 mindful minutes   Who’s the most important person in your life? Think about this for a minute. I mean, really think about it before you read on. Got your answer? I’m going to guess that you didn’t say “myself.” You. You are the Most Important Person...