Mindful Monday: The Most Important Question to Ask this New Year

Mindful Monday: The Most Important Question to Ask this New Year

I hope everyone is enjoying their holidays! I’ve really loved spending more time with family, friends and myself this past week. It’s been a nice balance.

And now, here we are, on the doorstep of welcoming in a New Year!

Whether you’re a believer in making resolutions, a proponent of setting new goals or are really not into the hype of it all – I’ve found one thing to be true for most people, the arrival of the New Year encourages us to reflect on the life we’re living.

Mindful Monday: A Little Self-Compassion Goes A Long Way

Mindful Monday: A Little Self-Compassion Goes A Long Way

This time of year, emotions tend to be heightened whether they are high or low. For some people this time of year is happy and joyful, for others it is stressful or sad, and for some they are indifferent.

As an empath I do feel more intensity in the air right now and I feel tremendous compassion for those who are struggling for any number of reasons: the loss of a loved one,  job, health, relationships, trauma, addiction, anxiety, overwhelm.

Mindful Monday: The Power of Vulnerability

Mindful Monday: The Power of Vulnerability

Last week I did a Facebook Live and the topic was the power of mindfulness and vulnerability. If you didn’t get to see it, I shared with the audience that I have been feeling vulnerable lately. I’ve been going through a lot of growth and as exciting as this is, there is also a sense of stepping into the unknown which can feel unsettling at times.

Mindful Monday: Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety

Mindful Monday: Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety

Anxiety’s a bit like a houseguest who’s overstayed their welcome. At first, you think the visit is short-term but somehow, time passes, and the guest has made themselves WAY too comfortable. You can’t get rid of them and your home no longer feels like a safe, peaceful space.

Now what if this home I describe is your mind? And your body? What if anxiety feels like it’s taken over? You desperately want to kick out the unwanted guest and find peace but if feels like a vicious cycle with no beginning or end.

Mindful Monday: A Lesson In Letting Go

Mindful Monday: A Lesson In Letting Go

Sometimes I can hear the same message over and over again but it’s not until it’s said by one person at the right time that it sticks. Have you ever had that happen? It was my experience this week.

I’ve been taking an online course with Marianne Williamson. It’s fantastic. She said,
“The spiritual life is not where you are making things happen, the spiritual life is where you’re allowing everything to happen.”