• 26 awesome quotes (plus a great poem) about coping with adversity

    26 awesome quotes (plus a great poem) about coping with adversity

    “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s […]

  • Meditation – what is it and how to do it

    Meditation – what is it and how to do it

    Most people, when they hear the word mindfulness, immediately think of meditation. Unfortunately, they then think of sitting in the lotus position chanting “Om mani padme hum” for six hours a day. And that’s certainly one way to do it. But for those of us who aren’t Buddhist monks, there are many, many more ways […]

  • Choosing what goals to set

    Choosing what goals to set

    A lot of people feel lost in the world, aimless, adrift, and not getting anywhere worthwhile. One reason for this is that they haven’t thought about what they want to get out of their one wild and precious life. They haven’t considered setting goals for themselves. They’re on a journey with no destination, no way […]

  • 3 simple ways to have more time and energy at home

    “When you’re doing what you love, your energy is magic, magnetic, powerful AF” — Toni Hammer, @_tonihammer When you’re at home with your family, there’s nothing you love more than doing all the housework, cooking, laundry, and family management. Wait, did I say love? I meant loathe.  What you’d love to be doing is snuggling […]

  • 25 of my favorite powerful quotes about mindfulness

    25 of my favorite powerful quotes about mindfulness

    “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. […]

  • 25 of my favorite thought-provoking quotes about goals

    These are 25 of my favorite quotes about goals setting and goal getting “A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” ― Bruce Lee “Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” ― Sylvia Plath “It […]

  • My journey from failure to success with mindful productivity

    How I went from wanting to know everything — and failing miserably — to knowing what I needed to know, and knowing when I knew enough, through mindful productivity. When I was five, I read the encyclopedia. The whole thing. It took me a little while because, hey, five, but with a dictionary at my […]

  • How to Stay Productive Even When You’re Depressed

    A friend recently asked me how she could be productive even when she’s depressed. These are the 14 tips I gave her. Baby steps Break tasks down into the tiniest possible steps, so you can’t help but succeed. For example, to write the document where I’m going to answer this question, I could break it […]

  • Guest post: How Mindfulness Meditation Helps During COVID-19

    image via Pexels  When the causes of stress in your life are beyond your control (such as a global pandemic), it can be especially tough to cope. Fortunately, meditation is an effective and readily-accessible way to take your mental well-being into your own hands. If you’re wondering what mindfulness is or how to get started […]

  • I would bet every dollar in my pocket

    If I were inclined to gamble, I would bet every dollar in my pocket against every dollar in yours that you’ve had a bad day. Oh, maybe not today, but at some point in your past. And I know this because everyone has bad days. Nobody is exempt. Except maybe the Dalai Lama. He’s got […]

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