Christmas Haste

By Marvelline December really is the ideal month to observe yourself mindfully when undergoing stress. There are deadlines. There are important birthdays to remember. And do not get me started on Christmas preparations. Think about it. When … Read More >>

A (mindful) party for one!

People live or spend time alone for all kinds of reasons; some by choice, some by circumstance. Some hate to be alone, while others relish the freedom that solitude brings. The chances are that at some point in our lives we will find ourselves alone … Read More >>

Mindfulness and the Stress Threat

By Marvelline   Last Thursday I decided it was a smart idea to check my phone during a 5-minute break in the stress reduction course I am attending. It was a terrible but, in retrospect, hilarious mistake. Here I am paying for an 8-week … Read More >>

Christmas – Making the Most of the Crunchy and the Smooth

By Kellie Edwards   We all know that Christmas can be a mixed blessing. There can be moments of great joy and celebration. And also more stress and strain than other times of the year….. for so many reasons. A friend of mine loves saying … Read More >>

It’s OK To Be Hungry

By Vanessa Gobes On Wednesday night, my children and I were out shopping for Halloween. The excursion went on longer than we anticipated. The clock struck 6:00 and we were still on the hunt with no costumes (or dinner) in sight. I proposed a … Read More >>

Why I Learned to Meditate

By Carla Naumburg I was a reluctant student in my mindfulness class. I went anyway. In my mind, meditation was for hippies who didn’t have their shit together and mindfulness was just a fancy word for reformed hippies who barely had their shit … Read More >>

Looking For Groundhogs: Everyday Mindfulness

By Katie Craig   My teenager was riding shotgun, texting and rolling her eyes at pretty much everything I said as I drove along the highway. Somewhere along the way after puberty kicked in, I became an embarrassment to my kiddo; everything … Read More >>

Mindfulness And Fear Of Flying

By Alex Ratcliffe   When I was a young woman I was involved in a serious car accident in which my lung collapsed and I was given the Last Rights by a priest. I was not expected to live. Years later, my mum was seriously hurt in a train … Read More >>