Tag: Mindfulness

  • Mindful Monday

    Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them – without believing, for instance, that there is a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in a given moment. When we…

  • Mindful Monday

    Five Finger Breathing is a helpful practice to connect with the body and breath, and help step out of states of stress and overwhelm. It is often taught to children, but many adults find this mindful practice beneficial as well. Stressed during your next staff meeting? Try practicing 5 Finger Breathing with your hands resting on your lap under the…

  • Mindful Monday

    How do we become better listeners – and talkers? Practice Metacognition.  Read this recent article from “Ten Percent Happier” to learn how… When was the last time you had a thoroughly satisfying conversation?  A conversation where you felt really in sync with the other person—where you thought they really got you. And maybe they even…

  • Wellness Wednesday

    Which wellness habit(s) will you commit to this month? One small step at a time. Progress not perfection. Find joy in the journey.

  • Welcome September

  • Therapy Thursday

    Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. — Anne Frank Self-Love Action Today, instead of being on autopilot, I will connect with myself a few times throughout the day and mindfully choose to be good to myself through supportive thoughts and loving actions. At the end of the day, I will…

  • Workout Wednesday

    Workout Wednesday

    Exercise your mind and your body with follow.  Start by trying these meditations on the Aaptiv app.

  • Laughter is Medicine

    Laughter is Medicine

    One day at a time. One step at a time. What is one small step you could take this week toward your goal – nothing too big or difficult – just something that seems very manageable and would move you forward?  Stay present. Be positive.   

  • Welcome December

    Welcome December

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  • Welcome November