Mindful Mindfulness: Exercise

Mindful Mindfulness: Exercise

As promised in the first post of this series, Mindful Mindfulness, I am sharing insights on specific activities where I’ve practiced mindful mindfulness. In this post, the activity is exercise. Practicing mindfulness during exercise means keeping focus solely on the activity, releasing unrelated thoughts, and becoming acutely aware of body. Continue reading

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Mindful Mindfulness

Mindful Mindfulness

Mindfulness is total focus in the present moment, zeroed in on a single activity. Being mindful means being conscious and aware without judgment. Mindful mindfulness is being conscious of staying in the state of mindfulness. Continue reading

Effect of Menopause on Intuition

Effect of Menopause on Intuition

There’s a lot of information about increased intuition after menopause. It is thought life changes normally accompanying menopause, such as children leaving home or retirement, allow for time to meditate and/or pay attention to our intuition, which has been there all along but gone unnoticed. What seems to be missing is discussion addressing how intuition manifests—visual, auditory, gut feel, etc—before, during, and after menopause. Continue reading

The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell

We all have a story, a way in which we describe ourselves to others. This story—our self-definition—reveals how a we see ourselves and how we want others to see us. There is as much information in what we say as is in what we don’t. Closely observed, we can learn a lot about someone when they tell us their story. Continue reading