With the entry of the third millennium, communication has been made possible in various forms. Face-to-face talking has lessened somewhat, replaced by texting, chats, emails and video calls, to name some. But what remains important in any form of communication is effective speaking and mindful listening. In this post, you will learn what mindful listening is, how you can learn to do it and why it’s important to making relationships succeed. [Read more…] about 3 Tips for Enhancing Communication with Mindful Listening
Thanksgiving Day conjures up images of happy family gatherings, tables laden with glorious food and limitless shopping the day after. All too often, the essence of this significant day gets lost in the merrymaking, eating and drinking, and the anticipation of Black Friday sales. But it needn’t be that way. We all have the choice to observe a mindful Thanksgiving Day. Pass up on the binge eating, the dread of meeting relatives you’re not particularly fond of and the consumerism in stores.
Thanksgiving Day is an opportune time to teach the kids (and adults, too!) lessons in mindfulness that will last long after the day has gone. Let’s call to mind the true spirit of gratitude by following these simple tips. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Observe a Mindful Thanksgiving Day
Everyone looks forward to Halloween, the annual ghost and ghoul holiday where adults and children alike don outrageous costumes, hold mad parties and go trick or treating. Yet sometimes, the jokes can be insensitive and the sugar rush from all the candies can go over the limit. This year, why not mix mindfulness and Halloween and impart the concept to friends and children as well? Yes, there are ways to do it without being a party pooper. Read on and learn how.