Articles in the category Mindfulness

3 Tips for Enhancing Communication with Mindful Listening

With the entry of the third millennium, communication has been made possible in various forms. Face-to-face talking has lessened somewhat, replaced by texting, chats, emails and video calls, to name some. But what remains important in any form of communication is effective speaking and mindful listening.  In this post, you will learn what mindful listening […]

5 Ways to Observe a Mindful Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day conjures up images of happy family gatherings, tables laden with glorious food and limitless shopping the day after. All too often, the essence of this significant day gets lost in the merrymaking, eating and drinking, and the anticipation of Black Friday sales. But it needn’t be that way. We all have the choice […]

3 Ways to Mix Mindfulness and Halloween Fun

Everyone looks forward to Halloween, the annual ghost and ghoul holiday where adults and children alike don outrageous costumes, hold mad parties and go trick or treating. Yet sometimes, the jokes can be insensitive and the sugar rush from all the candies can go over the limit. This year, why not mix mindfulness and Halloween […]

Teaching Kids Early on Learning Mindfulness

We have often read about how mindfulness is good for us adults. But did we ever consider that mindfulness is just as good for kids? Teaching mindfulness to kids is a new and growing interest, with many schools now taking up the practice. Science-based research has shown that teaching kids to be mindful has many […]

Should You Buy Into the Adult Coloring Book Craze?

Adult coloring books have been around for a long time, but it wasn’t till around 2012-2013 that they became commercially successful. 2015, however, was the year the adult coloring book craze spread all over the world. Did you know that about 12 million adult coloring books were sold last year? 12 million! And it doesn’t […]

Mindful Travel Tips That Will Make You Cherish Your Trip More

Meditation can be practiced all the time and even in a marketplace. Meditation is all about being conscious and aware of our actions, thoughts, and feelings. – Unknown Summer is in full swing, and the chances are that you have travel plans in the near future. Maybe this weekend? Unless you’re going on a yoga […]

Beat Depression by Yourself: Is it Possible?

Depression drains energy like the bathtub drain sucks water when the plug is removed. There may be days when the energy drain isn’t too bad, but there are days when you just can’t get out of bed. Many people will say that it is all right to ask for help and that every person who […]

8 Mindful Tips to Beat Work Travel Stress and Stay Productive On The Road

Have you ever wondered why some people absolutely hate business travel while others seem to love it? Variables like location, length, and time of year obviously have a big impact on the enjoyableness of work travel. But even with all those things equal, two distinct camps of business travelers remain: those who happily travel for […]

Practice Mindfulness to Improve Mental and Physical Health

Today, the world is a quite busy place with no time for literally anything. You have to be great at multitasking if you really want to get anything done. For example, you may be watching TV and at the same time calculating your monthly budgets, you may be planning your day while commuting to work, […]

Make Your Trips More Memorable: Practice Mindful Travel

Traveling is something we should all do at least once a year, circumstances allowing. It is one of the best ways to leave the stress that we experience every day, even if we think that they may not be that bad. Traveling also gives us a chance to discover new things, which results in self-improvement. […]