It’s no secret that showing gratitude is good for you. The simple habit of reflecting on what you’re grateful for on a regular basis can actually lead to a happier, more content life.
Often we focus too much attention on the negative aspects of our lives. Criticizing and focusing on problems comes easily. For most of us, appreciation and focusing on the good takes effort. (more…)
How often have you eaten a meal and not really tasted it, completed a chore, or drove to work without really thinking about it?
It’s so easy to get caught up in our thoughts and distractions. Our days often pass us by while our minds are elsewhere.
There are a lot of amazing benefits to being more present and mindful.
Being present helps you to see when you are feeling fear or resistance, uncertainty or the urge to procrastinate, anger or resentment … and then to work with those difficulties mindfully. (more…)