Your life is your own.

Mindful Monday – February 26, 2018 “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for theContinue reading “Your life is your own.”

How to be Happy

Mindful Monday – February 12, 2018 “Our society has a tremendous engine for creating dissatisfaction, desire and craving. Happiness is going to be this, it’s going to be that, but it’s never going to be just enjoying yourself where you are and as you are. For most of us, cultivating simplicity and contentment might takeContinue reading “How to be Happy”

Mindful Monday – October 9, 2017

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” – Lao-Tzu Simplicity in the context of mindfulness is engaging one-mindfully and intentionally in activities that nourish mind and body. Simplifying could mean eliminating activities from the calendar that are not priorities. It could mean decreasing time with electronics,Continue reading “Mindful Monday – October 9, 2017”

Mindful Monday – January 8, 2017

“An ounce of practice is generally worth more than a ton of theory.” – Ernst F. Schumacher If there’s one thing I have learned from studying Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, it’s this: to lead a meaningful life, one must practice the skills and behaviors needed to do so. Understanding ourselves is an important part of healing,Continue reading “Mindful Monday – January 8, 2017”