So any of you who know me, know that I suck at patience. I have many wonderful qualities but patience has never been one of them. And wouldn’t you know it, but I have now manifested an opportunity to learn some. Sigh. Here’s the problem with personal growth — you don’t always (never, actually) get […]
I am currently reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor and listening to the accompanying CD set. Really good stuff! I highly encourage you to get it — it gives you all the latest research on positive psychology focused down into practical steps you can implement right away. It turns out that we can train […]
I’m writing this post mid-flight on my way to Orlando, Florida. I am calm and happy and completely unmedicated. And this is a miracle! For over 10 years, I suffered from intense panic attacks, mostly while traveling and always while flying. They began when I turned 30 and soon overtook my life. I had previously […]
“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Learn more about the journey of walking a labyrinth, my favorite form of meditation and achieving peace, by watching this YouTube video.
So let me be honest – I have been a pretty tightly wound person in my life so meditation is not a practice that comes easily to me. But I am working on it! And I must say, that meditation helps you calm that annoying mind that is always worrying and problem solving and making “to do” lists […]