Mindful Mindfulness: Communication

Mindful Mindfulness: Communication

Mindful mindfulness when communicating requires absolute focus on the person speaking. This may seem like an obvious fact, but remaining mindful when communicating can be a tall order. Continue reading

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Eliminating Clutter

I blamed others for clutter in my home because surely I couldn’t produce such a horrific sight. Then I looked at my office, which is always a disaster, and no one else works in there but me. Continue reading

Wonder Wandering

Wonder Wandering

I was first introduced to Wonder Wandering when I was exploring a career shift. I wanted to toss out a potential interest and just play around with where it might take me so I could try on different prospects and see how they felt. Simply discussing options with others did not give me the information I was looking for. Often they would either try to solve the problem or just not get the playful nature I craved to explore alternatives. Continue reading

Setting Intentions to Accomplish Goals and Improve Attitude

Setting Intentions to Accomplish Goals and Improve Attitude

Most of us set daily goals—the chores, tasks, things, and projects we want or have to get done. But what if we set intentions to help accomplish those goals? The difference between goals and intentions seems subtle, but the use of intention is extremely effective. Continue reading

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 4 – Methods)

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 4 – Methods)

It is important to deal with anxiety before it causes chronic physical or serious mental issues. Experiencing anxiety is nothing to be ashamed of. It is rare to find someone who has not. The causes are many and varied, but all result from fear of what is or might be happening. Identifying the cause can be difficult, especially if anxiety occurs seemingly out of nowhere, but is necessary so you can recognize the triggers and reduce their impact. Continue reading

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 3 – Methods)

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 3 – Methods)

Although anxiety can happen without the cause being known, it usually occurs when something happens or is anticipated to happen that we find unpleasant, undesirable, or fearful. In other words, something triggers us. Because none of us our immune to anxiety, having methods to deal with it is useful in reducing its effects. Continue reading