Meditation is a powerful tool that can totally change your life! I know because I am living proof of this – I wouldn’t be a coach today if it wasn’t for meditation! Read on to learn more story and tips on how to make your own meditation habit stick! My Story: I had heard from […]
We spend too much of our lives living on autopilot, we are not consciously aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions – they just seem to happen sometimes. We spend up to 95% of our lives in autopilot mode so the vast majority of our thoughts are not conscious. Unfortunately that means that most of […]
Mindful eating is key to starting healthy eating habits! It helps you focus your attention on your food and the experience of eating, and being more present while you eat will add more joy to your life. Here are some tips on mindful eating: Eat slowly, this will allow your stomach to signal your brain […]
Both dark chocolate and meditation improve your heart health and mental health! So why not combine them and get double the benefits!?!?! Grab a piece of dark chocolate and give this chocolate meditation a try!!
While you read this, take a couple minutes to center yourself by focusing on your breath. Follow these steps below now, and every time you want to meditate. 1) Put your phone on silent or airplane mode. 2) Set a meditation timer with a nice alarm tone. That way you’re not tempted to look at […]
Consciously thinking about what you are grateful for improves your physical and mental health. Thinking about the many blessings in your life is a healing process and there’s no better place to do this than your yoga mat. Yoga makes you slow down and focus on the here and now. It naturally brings to focus […]
Mindfulness and strength training go hand in hand! Meditation through movement is easy, you just move mindfully and focus your attention on your body movements. Counting the repetitions in your lifts can be calming and meditative, similar to focusing on your breath. Try of these suggestions the next time you’re lifting weights: – Focus on […]
The right mindset is the most critical element to making an exercise routine work for you! Here are some important steps to getting the right mindset: 1) Set Realistic Expectations: It’s important to set a goal, but start very small. By making a large goal, you make it difficult to achieve. Instead of setting your […]
Many people avoid meditation because they don’t like to sit still. But mindfulness can be an active process that happens through movement! Meditation during exercise can increase your satisfaction from workouts. Read this article for more ideas about how to bring mindful meditation techniques into your workout!
The holidays are full of joy but they can also be stressful. Here are some techniques to help make your holiday more joyful! 1) Take a walk. Pay close attention to the sounds, sights and smells. Really appreciate the scenery around you. Walking is an excellent way to decrease stress and boost your mood! 2) […]
Want to feel more alive and enthusiastic? Hoping to ditch anger and resentment to enter the new year emotionally lighter? Check out this awesome step by step guide to a quick mindfulness exercise that’ll help you achieve these goals!
Gratitude is the single most important thing you can do for your mental and physical health! An attitude of gratitude will improve the quality (and the sometimes even the quantity) of your life! Start focusing on appreciation and gratitude today!