Self-Care: More Than Bubble Baths, Chocolate Cake & Manicures
If you think self-care means taking a break to do something pampering or fun, think again. Sometimes self-care is doing the stuff that’s hard and not fun at all. When you think of self-care, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it’s things like bubble baths, manicures, chocolate, and girls’ nights out […]Read More →
Fall Asleep During Meditation? Try These 12 Tips!
Falling asleep during meditation is so easy, and it’s much more common than you think. But when it starts to happen on a regular basis, it gets frustrating. It’s not as difficult to turn this around and manage to stay awake as you might think. There are several things you can try to keep yourself […]Read More →
Meditating When You Have ADHD
Both of my sons have ADHD. Their father also has it, and for many years, I jokingly blamed it entirely on him that my sons have it. But in the last few years I have come to realize, though I have no formal diagnosis, that it is very likely they get it from me as […]Read More →
Why Meditation Should Be the Foundation Of Your Self-Care
Self-care can be a lot of things: yoga, bubble baths, chocolate cake, a healthy meal, a good night’s sleep or being active are just a few things. But there’s one thing that I believe should be the foundation of self-care for everyone: meditation. To some, meditation seems like an indulgence. Even if it’s not an […]Read More →
Find Yourself Through Meditation
Meditation is an excellent way to find yourself, to understand who you are and what matters to you. It’s a way to connect with yourself and through a better connection to self, create better connections with others. To make the most of it, there are two goals you should seek in meditation: to understand yourself […]Read More →
What Happens When You Can’t Let Go Of A Thought?
We’re often told, when being taught or having meditation described, to let go of our thoughts. Let them pass by, don’t cling to them, let them be like clouds in the sky. This is a great way to describe meditation, and it’s a relatively accurate one as well. But what if you can’t let go […]Read More →
How Meditation Improves Parenting
I start my day, every single day, with meditation and yoga. I used to make exceptions — if I was tired, or cramping, or sick, or had a lot to do, or traveling. But I no longer make exceptions because the benefits of these two practices are just too wonderful. Meditation is what I’m going to talk […]Read More →
Want Better Relationships? Try Dating Yourself!
I was friends with my most recent ex-boyfriend for eight years before we started dating. During that eight years, I was in a relationship for the first year and a half. The other six and a half? I was single and not dating. Well, that’s not totally true. I dated myself. Dating yourself might sound […]Read More →
10 Things Happy Moms Don’t Do
A few days ago, I wrote about the 10 things I think moms should do every day to be happy. Today, let’s talk about 10 things happy moms don’t do. These are the things that, if you truly want to be happy, you won’t do — or if you do them, you’ll stop. So what are they? […]Read More →
10 Things Moms Should Do Every Day to Be Happy
When you’re a busy mom, sometimes it feels like you’re just running from one thing to another to get through the day. It’s important to do things for you, however, so you don’t end up burnt out, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Wouldn’t you love to be a happier mom? Of course, adding more things to your […]Read More →