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. […]

Making Decisions Following Buddhist Principles

Decision-making is one of the toughest things in life, albeit in varying degrees. Some people are decisive to the extent we think they were born that way – and perhaps they were. For some people, however, making a decision can be an excruciating process. Often, the process takes too long that a decision is not […]

Save Money by Being a Mindful Shopper

Shopping is the downfall of one person too many. In these times where commercialism is not exactly an unknown concept to most people, it is easy to fall into the trap of buying things left and right, without really paying attention to what you are spending on, much less how much you are spending. Usually, […]

Using Meditation and Mindfulness to Deal With the Aftermath of Divorce

With divorce comes the inevitable jumble of emotions that you can’t seem to sort out. From the moment the topic of divorce is brought up, the emotions start raging. When you and your spouse start the process with a divorce lawyer – and all throughout the proceedings – everything will even become more tangled; and […]

5 Incorrect Assumptions You Make When You’re Angry

I don’t know if you’re aware of it, but anger is a serious issue in our society today. Teens and adults alike suffer from anger management problems. Back in 2012 alone, a study found that 6 million teens in the US were affected with intermittent explosive disorder. Imagine if those teens didn’t get help! How […]

On Humblebragging: How to Spot It and How to Stop Yourself From Doing It

What is humblebragging? “I’m so busy at work that I’ve only had 4 hours of sleep in the past 3 days.” “Don’t you hate it when you can’t find enough lightning cables to charge your iOS devices?” “When I bought this 75-inch TV and sound setup, I certainly didn’t want my neighbors complaining about the […]

Learn How To Go With The Flow

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” Lao Tzu There is a popular saying that what we resist persists. But what does it really mean? The suggestion is to learn to […]

On Leadership…

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton

Why Are Relationships So Hard?

Relationships are hard work, but I believe the short answer is: Because both people have to be willing to do the work it takes to heal themselves through loving the other the way they need to be loved.

What Can We Learn From The Zombie Apocalypse?

There are parts of all of us that need to be developed. We are no greater than the thoughts we think. We get up every day. Go to work. Walk the dogs. Cook the food. Mind the children. But do we move as a result of who we really are or who we want to […]

Tools to Develop Mindfulness

Mindfulness has been a very popular concept in recent times, and with how hectic we live our lives these days, it is rather understandable. The pace we live our lives brings about a lot of stress, and we find ourselves yearning for the good old days of enjoying the moment. Source Unfortunately, mindfulness is something […]