5 Simple Ways to Feel Content Right Now

Ever felt you are continually striving? Striving to be more, be better, be healthier or get to somewhere? You know, the I’ll better happy when… thought process. Don’t worry I can relate and was constantly on that cycle growing up. Maybe it had to do with being a professional athlete, I’m not sure. However, growing…

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Are You a Highly Sensitive Person? Maybe the DOES Acronym Can Help You Decide!

Before I share about highly sensitive people, I would like to acknowledge Elaine Aron, who first coined the term in 1996 in her book the Highly Sensitive Person. Sensitivity, high sensitivity and sensory processing sensitivity are terms used to describe a highly sensitive person. What’s a Highly Sensitive Person? A highly sensitive person (HSP) is…

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Nine Mindfulness Tips from Jon Kabat-Zinn

Nine Attitudes of Mindfulness In the following shorts series of videos, Jon Kabat-Zinn shares 9 mindfulness tips. The first 7 have been referred to as the 7 attitudinal foundations of mindfulness in his book Full Catastrophe Living. However, Jon has indicated he would look at adding another 2 – gratitude and generosity. Following is a brief…

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9 Ideas for Practising Mindfulness

If you have been around here for a while, you will have heard about the importance of mindfulness and living in alignment with the present moment. Yes this might sound simple – just live in the moment and it is in many ways. However, simple does not mean easy! Sometimes the simple things are the hardest…

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Mindfulness 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness in everyday life is the ultimate challenge and practice. It is a way of being, of seeing, of tapping into the full range of our humanity – often seen in playful children fully experiencing life in the here and now. Mindfulness is described by Jon Kabat-Zinn (1994) “as paying attention in a…

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Weekly Planning: Plan Your Week Ahead of Time

Do you ever feel overwhelmed or stressed out on a Sunday night when you start thinking about the upcoming week? Wondering if you are going to fit everything in or if you have overcommitted again and haven’t left time to look after yourself? Or get to the end of the week and wonder “where did…

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Event + Response = Outcome: An Empowering Equation for Work and Life

Are you getting the results you want in life? If you are congratulations, I imagine you are living above the line and being 100% responsible for it. If you are not getting the results you are after, read on as the following equation can help!   100% Responsibility If you have been reading my journal…

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