Self-Care Practices That Benefit Your Mind, Body & Soul
No one will ever take care of you as well as you can take care of yourself!
On our way to becoming wise crones, we spent most of our lives looking after families & friends and building careers. Now we need to learn to take care of ourselves and become more self-focused.
That doesn't mean you stop doing all the things that are important to you or caring for others, it means that if you don't look after your own needs you won't have the strength and energy to live your best life!
Life has been…
What You Need to Know about the Physical Effects of Anxiety
I started suffering from anxiety in my early twenties. I married and moved away from home for the first time when I was 20 years old. After my husband finished college, we moved to the east coast, about 1200 miles from home.
The first couple of years it was exciting! We didn't have children, and we spent every weekend and vacation exploring up and down the coast.
But about 3 years into living there, I started to experience panic attacks whenever my husband was traveling, and I was home alone. …
Ancient Techniques to Quiet Your Mind
For millennia, people have sought methods to quiet their minds.
Long before modern technology introduced new distractions into our lives, humans have pursued inner peace. Life seems to be moving faster and crazier than ever before.
If you're seeking a method to quiet your mind and achieve inner peace, these four ancient techniques have proven effective even by today's standards.
- Practice breathing meditation. Breathing meditation is a simple and effective method fo…
The Meditative Path to Changing Daily Habits
It’s natural for your brain to operate on autopilot sometimes. If you had to stop and think about each daily decision, it would be difficult to get much done.
That’s one reason why habits are so important.
Habits are also automatic, and repetition makes them stronger. As long as your habits contribute to your wellbeing, that’s a formula for success.
However, your habits can hold you back if they clash with your true interests. Changing a habit can be challenging, but practices like meditati…
3 Meditation Techniques That Fit Your Busy Schedule
For many working adults, one of the most difficult things about meditation can be finding the time to squeeze a session into your busy schedule.
Try these 3 techniques that make meditating convenient and relaxing.
Meditating for five minutes or less
Eventually, you may decide to devote more time and effort to meditation to realize greater insights, but even small doses can calm your mind.
Each day brings many opportunities for contemplation. Here are some suggestions:
- Stop on red. You ma…
Meditation for Beginners: 10 Valuable Tips
Meditation and mindfulness are popular topics.
There are many benefits to be gained through meditation, but beginners often struggle to develop a meditation practice. There is a lot of confusion around the simple but challenging practice of meditation. A few tips can make a significant difference. Here are 10 tips for meditation beginners:
1. You don’t need anything to meditate.
It can be nice to have a proper cushion, loose-fitting clothing, and a quiet location. However, you don’t need any…