Sometimes, sitting down for even just 5 minutes can already be difficult–especially when you’re dealing with anxiety and stress, or are simply busy and on the go. All the same, you can still make room for your mindfulness practice. Here are 1 minute mindfulness exercises you can do:[Read more…] about 1 Minute Mindfulness Exercises
Sustainable Tourism – 12 Ways to Be Mindful and Responsible Traveler
Although the invention of the steam engine in the 18th century brought the Industrial Revolution, its use also increased pollution and exploitation of natural resources. Since then, the means to travel have changed to vehicles, planes, trains, and boats that use gasoline and diesel fuel, contributing to the alarming greenhouse effect even more.[Read more…] about Sustainable Tourism – 12 Ways to Be Mindful and Responsible Traveler
7 Ways to Show Mindfulness Online
Let’s face it, addicted to Facebook or not, you’re probably spending a lot of time online, be it for work or personal reasons. The Internet has encroached on so many aspects of our lives that it has become indispensable to many. With many of us living a part of our lives online, no matter how small or large that may be, it only follows that we extend the practice of mindful living in our daily online activities and with the people we mingle with there. We need to be equally mindful as we live our virtual lives on the World Wide Web.[Read more…] about 7 Ways to Show Mindfulness Online
Mindfulness: Choosing How to Think and Act
Mindfulness. Awareness. Critical thinking. Selflessness. The act of choosing.
Whatever you may call this “new” approach to living, the effects of choosing to live in a more mindful manner are obvious, helping reduce stress levels and contributing to a more positive atmosphere.
The Loving Kindness Meditation
I’ve recently been attending meditation classes at my local Buddhist centre and I’ve really been enjoying the experience. Last week we were guided through the Loving Kindness meditation and I found it such a useful and insightful experience, that I thought I’d share it here on this blog.[Read more…] about The Loving Kindness Meditation
5 Self-help Tips to Beat Anxiety
If there’s one thing in life that I’m really good at, it’s worrying. I’d get a gold star for it. Anxiety runs in my family and I often wonder whether it’s in my genes or whether it’s learned behaviour. Whichever way you look at it though, I spend a lot of my time fretting about things. This is one of the reasons why I’m so interested in Eastern philosophy, holistic health and personal development.[Read more…] about 5 Self-help Tips to Beat Anxiety