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Stillness and Silence Are the Keys to a Mindful Life

Posted by zcsirkin on January 22, 2016

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The world can be hectic at times. It seems that the more advanced our technology becomes, the more things we have to keep crammed into our heads. The more we become connected to others, the more that connectivity becomes a distraction from many of the tasks we are trying to accomplish. For these reasons, mindfulness and meditation have become part of a daily practice for many people. Stillness and silence, in fact, can be their

A Mindful New Year – Intentions Above Resolutions

Posted by zcsirkin on December 30, 2015

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Category: Life Lessons
Change is inevitable. It is happening all around us, every second of every day. As the New Year approaches, we will once again bear witness to change. New Year’s Day symbolizes more than just a flip of the calendar page. It brings with it new beginnings, opportunities, a chance to reflect and grow. In actuality, we get these chances every day. But we are often so wrapped up in our lives, for one reason or

The Power of Breathing

Posted by zcsirkin on November 11, 2015

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Category: Self Care
Breath is a powerful thing. It is the very thing that gives us life, but beyond that, breathing can be a way to create inner peace, feel calmer, and center yourself during stressful situations. It also helps heighten your awareness of your surroundings, alleviates anger, quiets inner chaos, and has even been known to help lower blood pressure. Over time, stress, anxiety, and the daily pressure of our lives can cause adverse situations and greatly

Food is Love

Posted by zcsirkin on September 30, 2015

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Category: Uncategorized
Food is Love: A Mindful Diet to Nourish the Mind, Body, and Spirit Food is love. That’s why it’s important to eat mindfully; so that our bodies will be healthy and full of the energy we need. What we feed it determines how it treats us. We need our bodies to be in optimum health because they are the vehicles that we go through life in. Everything we ingest acts as fuel to guide us

Five Tips For Self Care

Posted by zcsirkin on July 7, 2015

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Category: Self Care
Self-care is one of the most important aspects for creating mental and physical wellbeing, but too often we neglect ourselves. You’re busy caring for others, you’re working, you’re going to school…but whatever it is you’re doing, you still need to take time to nurture yourself. To be more mindful of your own care, treat yourself the way you would a small child. If you were in charge of the wellbeing of that child, you would