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Mindfulness Works: It’s More Than the Latest Buzz Word

If you spend much time on social media, you may be familiar with the buzz about mindfulness. A search on Pinterest will yield thousands of results. #mindfulness has over 4 million posts on Instagram.  I did a quick search of TED talks on YouTube and found over 100 pertaining to mindfulness. There are also several hundred apps for mindfulness. It seems like everyone is jumping on the mindfulness and meditation bandwagon. And it’s not just hype. The crucial thing to know is, mindfulness actually works. It’s not just a buzz word. Everyone is trying to sell you some peace of Read More

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Practicing Mindfulness: My Mental Health Walk

This morning I took a walk. Not for my physical health, but my mental health. I’m sure it did my body a little good, but I wasn’t walking to log miles and get my heart rate up.  This was a reconnect, slow-down, and smell the roses kind of walk. And it felt so good. I’m thinking of adding a regular mental health walk to my self-care routine.   What is Mindfulness and Why Should I Try it? I have been trying to practice mindfulness on a more regular basis. Mindfulness is a technique that includes focusing your awareness on the Read More