We are starting to seek out training in mindfulness and meditation, and farmers markets have become a trendy place to “connect with our food”. What all of this says is that we are craving connection and slow living.Read More
Ask just about anyone you know these days and they most likely will agree that life is moving FAST. Work hours have gotten longer, time spent out in nature has decreased while time spent in front of screens has increased and guess what – people as a whole are feeling pretty stressed out.Read More
No one can deny that we currently live in a world that is cluttered. Whether it is with cars, things, information, or negative energy people are feeling overwhelmed, and the desire for "space" is starting to take hold with more and more people turning towards minimalism, meditation, and overall simplified living to help carve out more space in what has become a very crowded world.Read More
I remember feeling the exact same way when I first heard this quote. I was in the throes of some pretty unhealthy habits that were wrecking havoc on my body and my mind. I was overexercising, I had a very strict diet, but couldn't control my night-time snacking (because I wasn't eating enough). Top it off with the fact that I was working 12+ hour days, and barely sleeping I was a bit of a hot mess on the inside, and someone who totally had everything together on the outside.Read More
We are just about two weeks now into the New 2018 Year. So I thought I would check-in and see how it is going so far for ya? Did you commit to certain resolutions? Have some of them already fallen to the wayside? Are you feeling centered and empowered with a clear vision for your life this year, or are you feeling overwhelmed?
There isn't a right answer here, but it was something that I wanted to bring up now that some of the New Year energy that always surrounds January 1st has begun to fade, and the realities of daily life are setting in.Read More
I've said it before and I'll say it again, winter in New England is a mindset...not a season.
If you live anywhere in the world with harsh winters, you will 100% understand what I mean, and honestly I hope that we can open up a discussion about the very negative mindset that tends to overcome societies during winter, and the very real "winter blues" or seasonal depression that so many people struggle silently with.Read More
There is a reason why the foundation of all religions is rooted in compassion and love. In the Buddhist tradition, compassion and love are viewed as two parts of a while. Compassion is the wish for another to be free from sadness and suffering, and love is wanting another person to have happiness. Both compassion and love are viewed in Buddhist teaching as the key to a happier and more successful life, and world.Read More
There are so so many ways to stay active and get exploring while on an island vacation, and I really hope that you take some of my favorite tips and make the most out of your island escape. I promise that there is nothing like a mix of rest and gentle FUN movement to help your body and mind get the most out of your vacation.Read More