Stillness and Silence Are the Keys to a Mindful Life

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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 …

The Power of Breathing

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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 …

Five Tips For Self Care

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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 …