Life Transition • Stay balanced through transitions – both joyful and stressful, cyclical or once-in-a-lifetime. A new job, retirement, a move to a new city, the end of a relationship, heading back to school, managing loss. These are times when mindfulness and other contemplative practices can be real allies.

3 Day Average for Basic Self Care

Discover the 3 pillars of well-being, right now and use the 3 Day Average system to find balance. Increasing your physical well-being by balancing your needs will improve your overall health.

6 Steps To Letting Go

Most people would agree that letting go of old habits, whether these habits are people, places, or things, is often necessary for living a happy life. In this video we walk you through an easy six-step mindfulness meditation you can use to cultivate a practice of letting go.

Boys Are Easier – A young adult’s thoughts on gender

Boys Are Easier – A young adult’s thoughts on gender

First published at Kayleighmichael.com If you had told teenaged Me that I would be with a man who loves cars, who cares about politics, who likes to keep his body as hairless as possible and who sometimes says things like, “Every woman needs a dishwasher” (I corrected this immediately, by…

Five Steps to Letting Go

Five Steps to Letting Go

Practicing letting go is one of the foundations of mindfulness.  But how is it done?  What does it mean?  It could mean letting go of a disappointment from the past, a relationship that’s not working out, or it could mean letting go of a plan to change someone or something. Letting…

For the all the gritty scrappers ….

For the all the gritty scrappers ….

Are you a gritty scrapper or do you love someone who is?  The title of this Ted talk is misleading – while the presenter does address resume writing, it’s much more of an ode to post-traumatic growth.  It’s worth the ten minutes, and you will get your daily dose of…

Saying goodbye, with meaning.

Saying goodbye, with meaning.

It’s the season of goodbyes, and exciting new beginnings. A formal speech or an impromptu thank you; this is an opportunity to be your authentic self, appreciate the connections you have made, and savor the success that has come about because of these relationships. When it comes to the workplace…

How to build new habits

Gently, gently, ever gently…..   Subscribe today. Discover The Everday Mindfulness Toolbox. If you are looking for practical tools that you can integrate into your everyday life – at home, work, or elsewhere – then look no more! You need the Everyday Mindfulness Toolbox. One-time donation of $10 Subscribe Now…

FOMO – and other ways of feeling left behind

FOMO – and other ways of feeling left behind

If you are feeling disappointed, maybe even envious, because of a “missed” opportunity, it is a good time to apply mindfulness.  Here are three mindfulness tips that can help you feel like you are in the right place at the right time. Still feeling left behind? Check out these posts…

Rick Hanson on Letting Go

The practices — simple actions inside your mind — light up neural networks of deep well-being and resilience. And because “neurons that fire together, wire together,” each time you do a practice, it strengthens key neural circuits like building a muscle in the gym. Each practice is grounded in modern…

Rick Hanson on Taking More Breaks

Methods for shifting gears and taking pause to improve well-being, strengthen relationships and encourage peace of mind.   Subscribe today. Discover The Everday Mindfulness Toolbox. If you are looking for practical tools that you can integrate into your everyday life – at home, work, or elsewhere – then look no…

 

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