What if someone I love might be suicidal?

Suicide prevention week has just come to a close. Many people have been touched by suicide, whether they or someone they know has had suicidal thoughts, an attempt, or completed suicide. In the U.S., 123 people on average complete suicide* every day (source). Some common warning signs of suicide include… Increased alcohol and drug useContinue reading “What if someone I love might be suicidal?”

“The miracle of being alive”

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” – Thich Nhat Hanh We live so much of our lives asleep. We escape into our phones, TV, alcohol, drugs… we do everything we can not to feel suffering. But if we are never present to our suffering, we may also be shuttingContinue reading ““The miracle of being alive””

What’s so great about being in the present moment?

“Suffering needs time; it cannot survive in the Now.” – Eckhart Tolle When we are fully present in the moment, problems cease to exist. Our problems are created when we feel angry or remorseful about the past, or fearful about the future. In this present moment, there is nothing you need to do. There isContinue reading “What’s so great about being in the present moment?”

No. More. Quick. Fixes.

Mindful Monday – June 11, 2018 “You cannot see a tree as it grows. Only with time can you see its progress.” – Nicole Addison “Lose belly fat fast with this weird old trick!” “Make 2018 your healthiest year yet!” “Get rid of stress, now!” It is human nature to want a quick fix. That’sContinue reading “No. More. Quick. Fixes.”