I asked a few folks to share their tips on how they quiet a busy mind, and I thought I would share them with you. Here's what they had to say: 1. Talk it Out Next time you find yourself awake in bed, lamenting about the past or anxiously anticipating the future, talk it out. … Continue reading 6 Tips for Quieting a Busy Mind
The human mind is the defining tool that sets us apart from all other species. But somewhere along the way we lost our ability to use it, turning it on and off as we please. Like a wild animal it runs rampant, constantly buzzing, sorting, analyzing, and rambling. The over-thinking mind is deeply toxic because with no … Continue reading Think less. Be more.
You can probably think back to that job that was just plain awful. Maybe you are even working in it now. We've all been there. It’s the job you hate getting up in the morning for, the one that makes you feel stuck and powerless. But what if there was a higher purpose, something positive … Continue reading A Bad Job Can Be Your Greatest Spiritual Teacher
Awakened, conscious, "earthy crunchy" spiritual people don't look like they used to. We are shifting into a new realm where the healers, psychics, readers are no longer draped in crystals and easy to spot. The modern day awakening for lack of a better word looks pretty "average." But what is a modern awakening? An awakening … Continue reading What is a modern awakening?
Meditation is a wonderful way to bring mindfulness or what others refer to as present moment living into your life. It is a simple, powerful practice that gives you the space to ground yourself to the moment, look inward, and still the body, mind, and spirit. The problem with mindfulness meditation is finding a way … Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation
You might not like this answer (I sure didn't), but here it is. Happiness is a choice. It's that simple and yet so hard to put into daily practice. If you want it, really want it, you can have it. Here's how to be happy. Accept what is When you find yourself in a situation … Continue reading How to be Happy
There is no perfect job. While I imagine you've experienced stretches of peace and enjoyment in the workplace, I am sure you'll agree it always fades. What doesn't change is you. When you find yourself unhappy in a job you have two options...accept or leave. It is that simple. But while transitioning to your next … Continue reading 10 Ways to Find Happiness in Your Job
If you want peace, choose it. Choose it every single day, multiple times a day, over and over again. The most toxic, dark work environments or life situations can become an opportunity for spiritual growth and a "way into" presence. On a Sunday night, after a full week of vacation, the familiar rush of anxiety … Continue reading The Art of Surrender
It's magnificent how powerful something so small can be. Bring more peace and stillness into your day through conscious breathing. Even if you only notice one breath throughout the day, your day has been a success. When you notice your breath...how it feels when it enters your nose and fills your lungs, how it energizes … Continue reading Find peace in just a few conscious breaths
Finding time to meditate each day to find peace and presence is where it begins. It is the most basic way to root yourself to the present moment. Letting go of what no longer serves you (the past and the future) and living in the present moment is where we heal. It can take a … Continue reading Spread consciousness