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How to Practice Mindfulness When Life Gets Hectic

How to Practice Mindfulness When Life Gets Hectic + Busy

Mindfulness is a lot more than just a habit. It’s more of a lifestyle change, a way of living, seeing and doing things. And, just like a lot of lifestyle changes, it takes time and effort to introduce it into your life. It requires effort not because it’s a particularly difficult thing to practice, but it can be a little uncomfortable at times. Most of us lead very busy, sort of “loud” lives where there’s a lot of distraction, plans…

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4 Ways to Be More Mindful

When I first began practicing mindfulness, it seemed like a chore. Staying mindful, paying attention to every moment, being always present, learning not to judge my thoughts… I mean… that is a list of things an anxious person does not do. Like, ever. There are so many different thoughts, scenarios, plans, outcomes running through my head- how can I focus on and find joy in simple things like doing my dishes, or drinking tea? Not possible. Or so I thought.…

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How to Be More Present and Mindful

How to Be More Present and Mindful

I get in my car after work and go home. I listen to the radio or turn on my iPod and drive. As I pull into my driveway, I think to myself “wow, how did I get here so quick?” My 30-minute commute seemed like a 5-minute ride. It’s kind of scary if you think about it. My mind was so distracted, that I didn’t even realize I was already home. I was probably thinking about what to make for…

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How to Stay Resilient During a Setback & Tough Times

… or in other words, let’s talk about staying sane when the shit hits the fan. Sometimes you might find yourself feeling like your life is spinning out of your control. It can be so hard to pick yourself up when experiencing a major setback. Even though most days I continue to feel inspired, there are also days when I feel almost as if I’m still trying to pick up the pieces. It’s about a lot more than just feeling…

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5 Ways to Stop Resisting + Learn to Flow With Life

How to Stop Resisting and Flow with Life

Knowing that you’re not in control, isn’t a very good feeling, is it? You get angry, you get frustrated, and disappointed. It doesn’t matter how hard you try, sometimes things just don’t go your way, and there is nothing you can do about it. Change isn’t always about you aiming to change your habits. Occasionally, it means knowing how to roll with the punches, how to flow with life and take what it gives you, without letting the anger and…

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