Looking Ahead to the New Year

Can you believe it? 2021 is almost over and soon we will be ringing in a new year! What are these days like for you? Do you find yourself in a reflective space or are you just pushing through each day? Either way, I hope you find time to consider what you want for yourselfContinue reading “Looking Ahead to the New Year”

Staying Mindful During the Holidays

While it’s always a great idea to stay mindful throughout our days, during the holidays we are more likely to experience a change in our normal routines and activities (eg., additional friends & family visiting, change in work or home schedule, or travelling), so it’s probably a nice idea to still stay connected to mindfulnessContinue reading “Staying Mindful During the Holidays”

How I Calmed Anxiety By Observing Others Interact

Recently I was on a long international flight and I happened to be seated next to two older gentlemen. I had the window seat and I just wanted to look out the window and not interact with anyone. I wanted to pop in my headphones and ignore everyone and everything around me. I felt anxietyContinue reading “How I Calmed Anxiety By Observing Others Interact”

Take Care of Your Mind and Body

We’re always flooded with information about self-care and ways to practice self-care, and if I’m being honest, all the information can be a bit overwhelming at times. I find it easier and more simple to follow the lead of my body instead of the trends. After all, our bodies tend to give us pretty clearContinue reading “Take Care of Your Mind and Body”

3 Ways to Practice Gratitude Every Day

Usually around this time of year we focus on gratitude and making gratitude lists in preparation for Thanksgiving. What if we adopted gratitude as a way of life instead of an occasional effort? One of my favorite books about gratefulness is Kristi Nelson‘s book, Wake Up Grateful. According to Kristi, gratefulness does not only occurContinue reading “3 Ways to Practice Gratitude Every Day”