Mindful Monday – October 2, 2017

“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” – Albert Camus Other than that weird usage of “man,” I love this quote. Carl Rogers, one of my all-time favorite psychologists, believes that people are most fulfilled when their beliefs and actions are in congruence. Living out yourContinue reading “Mindful Monday – October 2, 2017”

A Note on Mantras

Traditionally, a mantra is a sound used in Buddhism or Hinduism to ground the self in stillness during meditation. The sounds used are sacred, and the one you may have heard of, “om,” is the most sacred of all. You can learn more about the meaning behind “om” in this HuffPo article. A mantra canContinue reading “A Note on Mantras”

Mindful Monday – September 25, 2017

“There are two kinds of suffering. There is the suffering you run away from, which follows you everywhere. And there is the suffering you face directly, and in doing so become free.” – Ajan Chah Much of our lives are spent escaping through alcohol, drugs, T.V., phones… anything to take us away from suffering inContinue reading “Mindful Monday – September 25, 2017”

You are here: An Introduction to Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? Many people think that mindfulness is sitting and thinking about nothing. To most of us, that sounds boring and hard. Good news! There is more to mindfulness than that. Mindfulness is intentionally being aware of what is happening in the present moment. There are many different ways to practice it aside from traditional meditation. Beginners often findContinue reading “You are here: An Introduction to Mindfulness”