Joy helps us press through the inevitable stress and challenges of our days. Here are some questions to help you discover and engage your sense of joy, and some common ways to boost joy every day, shared by Jacquelyn J Salvador.Read More
Natalie Cristal Morrison has an important message of hope and awakening for us. If you are one of the many that feels overwhelmed by the burdens our current environmental situation then this is a must read.Read More
Meditation seems like such a simple thing, but our minds tend to make it into quite the challenge, with their constant churning and imagining and inability to sit still. Here’s a fun little journey into what that can feel like when we’re trying to tame the mind into mindfulness.
There's a difference between pushing toward happiness, and finding happiness in where we are today, but they don’t have to be opposing forces. In fact, they work best in harmony, as wellness author & professional Jacquelyn J Salvador shares in today’s piece.
As we approach our first birthday, we want to celebrate by sifting back through the archives and sharing our highlights. Today we are looking back on a year’s worth of mindfulness from Natalie Morrison.Read More
Jen Woodward examines why and how we might back away from our painful experiences. Numbing them might be easier, but those feelings often manifest in unhealthy ways and we tend to make the same mistakes again. Learn how to show up and face your feelings.Read More
Let’s be honest: we all zone out from time to time. Our bodies are present but our minds are elsewhere, often focused on less-than-useful things. So how can we break those negative habits? Here’s one very simple way.Read More
‘Defrag the mind’ with a yoga nidra practice. Simple yet powerful, a yoga nidra practice can produce healing that leads to significant life changes. Founded in the yogic belief that to change the external experience of life requires changing the inner landscape of the mind, it builds the strength of whilst resting and restoring balance.Read More
Pain, decision making and feeling vibrant are all connected to fascia. The largest organ of the human body discover why you should care about it, what it is and how to care for your fascia for a better sense of wellbeing.Read More
How often are you prepared to go to your edge places? To really place yourself in a situation you know will challenge you to your limits in some way. Once a week? Once a month? Once a year? How often would you like it to be? What holds you back?Read More
How much time do you spend thinking about things that are unrelated to what you’re doing, missing out on the wonders of the present moment? Here’s why we ought to rediscover our childlike sense of wonder by fully engaging with the present.Read More
Meditation is popular and there are many types of practices to choose from. How do you know what to pick and how it will help you? We put together a simple and pragmatic approach to select meditation practices that evolve as your intentions change with time.Read More
Mindfulness is a way of being. What’s often missing in the white-washed zen-style imagery that can shape our preconceptions of this practice is that it can really make our lives pop into a glorious, widened spectrum of emotions and senses.Read More
The term ‘Bodhicitta’ in Sanskrit means a mind that strives towards awakening for the collective wellbeing of all. Beyond surface-level stress reduction, mindfulness-based meditation practices and ways of living can bring us closer to that sense of profound comfort and ease within ourselves that exists whenever we are thinking and acting out of our innate sense of compassion and connection with other beings.Read More
Natalie takes a look at how preventing waste in our own internal world can have a lasting impact the way we treat external resources. She offers the practice of Mindfulness as one potential solution to the economy of waste that we find ourselves in. This is meditation and activism all rolled into one.Read More
In the coming decade, a radical shift of humanity towards a more ingrained sense of interconnectedness with others and the environment is needed to keep the forces of greed and self-interest that are causing so much suffering and that have the potential to cause irreparable damage to our planet in check. No less than the lives of our children depend on it.Read More