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5 Quick Mindfulness Exercises to Activate Each of Your Senses

5 Quick Mindfulness Exercises to Activate Each of Your Senses

Sometimes, the effort to embrace neutrality and minimalism can be a refreshing way of letting go and relaxing into a clean, restful atmosphere that isn’t overstimulating. In the wellness world, there is often an over-emphasis on “clearing,” “cleansing,” and “letting go,” when in fact what we might actually be craving is the opposite of that feeling.  Nourishment of the senses…

Building Your Ideal Meditation Space

Building Your Ideal Meditation Space

If you’ve ever tried to start a mindfulness routine, you know that there’s no shortage of obstacles to engaging in a regular meditation practice. Knowing how challenging this commitment can be, one of the best things we can do is give ourselves the gift of a supported and personalized space dedicated to our meditation practice.    When we commit an area…

Spirituality for Busy People: 7 Ways to Connect to the Higher Self During Everyday Life

Spirituality for Busy People: 7 Ways to Connect to the Higher Self During Everyday Life

Moments for deep practice are essential for continuing our spiritual progress.  For instance, carving out a time to explore one of the visualization techniques for conversing with your Higher Self, can offer experiences that range from the insightful to the profound. Of course, as lay practitioners it is both our challenge and opportunity to integrate our spiritual practice into our…

Mindfulness vs. Awareness: What’s the difference?

Mindfulness vs. Awareness: What’s the difference?

In a landscape of increasing stress, anxiety and depression, meditation has taken on a cultural role as a coping mechanism. This ancient technique, once derided as a fringe “new age” practice, is now being integrated into the daily routines of even the most secular-minded among us. The terms “mindfulness” and “awareness” are two of the most important concepts in meditation.…

Enhance Your Intuition: 6 Quick Steps to Improve Decision Making

Enhance Your Intuition: 6 Quick Steps to Improve Decision Making

Most of us have heard that intuitive-based living can create natural alignments in our relationships, careers, and even our physical health. The emphasis on intuition is gaining traction in the scientific community as well, with plenty of studies laying the groundwork for a rational explanation for intuition and further demonstrating that our conscious thoughts represent a mere fraction of what…

Can crisis be a catalyst for transformation?

Can crisis be a catalyst for transformation?

If 2020 had a catch-phrase, it could easily be, “in these uncertain times.” While the year has so far been punctuated by a staggering stream of destabilizing events including everything from the Australian Bush Fires to Brexit, to a Global Pandemic and a Rally for Justice in the face of unchecked police brutality, in many ways, these moments are simply…

Don’t Fight Fear — Walk with It

Don’t Fight Fear — Walk with It

We’re living through a rare time of global upheaval. While we can – and should – find moments of joy and gratitude, we must also acknowledge the existence of fear and uncertainty. Many of us have never encountered collective trauma of this magnitude. Many are experiencing overwhelming feelings of heartbreak, fear, depression, anxiety, and despair. And we’re scrambling to cope.…