20% Off Sale: Mindfulness Kit, Recreate Your Life Story eCourse, and More

20% Off Sale: Mindfulness Kit, Recreate Your Life Story eCourse, and More

Hi friends! Since we’re quickly approaching the spring—a time of new beginnings and rebirth—I decided to offer two life-changing products at 20% off, for a limited time only. I’m also offering all of my inspirational shirts at the same discount, because the uplifting messages can help you and the people around you feel and be your […]

Easing Anxiety: How Painting Helps Me Stop Worrying

Easing Anxiety: How Painting Helps Me Stop Worrying

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ~Kahlil Gibran Anxiety has followed me around like a lost dog looking for a bone for years now. I feel it the most acutely when I’m worried about my health or my daughter’s health. I notice a strange rash […]

How to Let Go of the Stress and Pressure That Weigh You Down

How to Let Go of the Stress and Pressure That Weigh You Down

“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens, and response is something we can choose.” ~Maureen Killoran I don’t know about you, but I often find advice to release stress and pressure to be great on paper but incredibly difficult to apply. Just say no more often! Sounds good, but […]

How Spending Time Alone Helped Me Overcome My Loneliness

How Spending Time Alone Helped Me Overcome My Loneliness

“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” ~Jean-Paul Sartre I have spent most of my life surrounded by people, which is probably why I never realized I was lonely. For the majority of my adult life, the only quiet times I had to myself were the very start and very end of […]

The First Thing You Need to Do If You Want to Change Your Life

The First Thing You Need to Do If You Want to Change Your Life

“Awareness is the greatest agent for change.” ~Eckhart Tolle There are two ways to live life. One is a more reactive approach, where you fight back when you encounter challenges in your personal or professional life. The other is a more proactive one where you are mindful of the trends within you and around you […]

How to Make Everything Easier by Accepting the Present Moment

How to Make Everything Easier by Accepting the Present Moment

“The power of now can only be realized now. It requires no time and effort. Effort means you’re trying hard to get somewhere and so you are not present, welcoming this moment as it is.” ~Eckhart Tolle Eight years ago, I was very depressed. I wanted nothing more than to stop feeling this way and […]

Pandemic Holiday Checklist: 8 Things We All Need Right Now

Pandemic Holiday Checklist: 8 Things We All Need Right Now

“Surreal” is the word that keeps coming to mind. Life has felt like an alternative universe for quite a while now, and it feels even stranger during the holiday season. After a year of much sacrifice, reality is requiring us to forgo traditions we hold dear and distance ourselves from people we may feel we’ve […]

When Life Feels Too Hard: How to Mindfully Get Through the Day

When Life Feels Too Hard: How to Mindfully Get Through the Day

NOTE: This post contains a giveaway. If you’re reading this in your inbox, click here to participate on the site! “If today gets difficult, remember the smell of coffee, the way sunlight bounces off a window, the sound of your favorite person’s laugh, the feeling when a song you love comes on, the color of […]

Why a Curious Mind Is a Free Mind

Why a Curious Mind Is a Free Mind

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” ~Albert Einstein When speaking to a parent recently, she said, “I have made it a rule that my kids read every day for an hour. There are no two ways about it. They now do it and it is great, but I have noticed that […]

5 Things You Need to Know If You’re Interested in Meditation

5 Things You Need to Know If You’re Interested in Meditation

“The fruit of meditation is not the absence of thoughts, but the fact that thoughts cease to harm us.” ~Bokar Rinpoche My inspiration to start meditating came from one of the most unlikely sources—a Star Wars movie. When I saw the wise Jedi Master Yoda meditating, I thought that there had to be something more […]