April 26, 2018
When you feel yourself being taken over by strong emotions and/or feel a strong urge to escape through unhealthy behaviours, try to attend to these mindful steps, even for simply 1 minute...
1) Stop, breathe and connect with the emotions.
2) State to yourself, "I’m feeli...
September 13, 2016
This past week at meditation class, we were discussing suffering and negative thoughts.
The teacher was explaining that often, we get caught up in how difficult our own lives are which in fact, creates more suffering for ourselves.
During the night she said one sentence...
October 9, 2015
Our minds are very busy. There are many things we think, stress and worry about each day and we have become masters of productivity and multi-tasking.
By sitting in silence and focusing the mind, we train the mind to work in news ways. Instead of functioning at our usua...
April 15, 2015
I have heard that a crucial component of moving forward and being happy in the future is accepting and being happy with where you are now.
It makes sense… why do we expect, hope and dream to be happy in the future if we’re not capable of being happy with how our life is...
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