Waking up on the wrong side of the bed

I'm having a bad day. I'll admit it. Really, it seems that nothing is going my way. My phone won't work in my house. My neck won't stop hurting. I'm scattered all over the place and I can't find a tube of toothpaste that I ordered for a client. I'm working on this website and my pictures won't download. Or they disappear. Or something else downloads. Guys, ...

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Taste

Here is yet another sense we can tap into, to ground into our bodies and feel more present. How often do you sit down to a meal, phone in hand, or tv on and mindlessly eat? Do you experience your meals at all? What are you eating? Does it taste good? Is it nourishing your body? Next time, try this...Take some time with the preparation of your meal. Even i...

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Look

This is a powerful way to ground into mindfulness...and can be used to shift into the present moment quickly and easily...Just take a look around you and look for beauty in what you see. This is a beautiful blog written about putting on your "perspectacles". http://momastery.com/blog/2014/08/11/give-liberty-give-debt/ When we look for beauty, when we ...

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Listen

When the noise of the world is overwhelming, try to stop and separate the sounds you are hearing. Gently listen to the noises around you. Do you hear birds chirping? Do you hear children laughing? Do you hear water flowing? Can you hear your own heart beating? Be still and just listen. What do you hear? In separating the sounds, you become more mindful, i...

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Just Breathe...

In our daily life, it's not always easy to find the time for self-care. Shoot, it's not even always easy just to catch our breath. Here's a little secret...Breath is self-care. Breath is life. And breathing is one of the fastest ways available to us to get mindful in a hurry. So, do this little exercise with me...find a moment to just sit and close your e...

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