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  • 10 Mindfulness Books for Little Ones
    We all want the best for our children.  We want them to be happy, healthy, peaceful, and successful in their life.  One way we can give our children a solid foundation in life is to teach them mindfulness and how to understand and manage their emotions.  It is one of the things that even the … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 30-60 Minutes: Gardening
    Gardening can be as simple or as complex as you would like it to be.  Mindfully gardening can apply as much to someone growing a succulent as someone growing a greenhouse or estate garden.  For this exercise, choose one plant, tree, or flower.  Focus on one part of the plant.  Pay attention to the colours, … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 30-60 Minutes: Art
    There are so many art forms and ways that mindfully creating can bring happiness to even the most troubled person.  Colouring, drawing, painting, or crafts can help anyone relax and lose themselves in the beauty of the moment.  Everyone has seen the beautiful colouring books that have been created for both adults and children.  Just … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 30-60 Minutes: Exercise
    This is my favourite mindfulness moment! I love running, walking, and weight training.  But how do you make exercise mindful?  I recommend using the natural rhythm of the exercise to create mindfulness. Find a rhythm that you can count. If you are running or walking, you can count 10 or 20 steps.  Then start over … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10-30 Minutes: Meditating
    Meditation is a common mindfulness technique.  But there are so many forms of meditation that it is hard to know where to start and which form is best.  You just need to find something that works for you.  My mind is like the ticker on the bottom of the news channel.  It is always running … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10-30 Minutes: Journaling
    This is a mindfulness technique I’ve used nearly every day for more years than I can count! Journaling is an easy way to sort through your thoughts and calm the chatter in your mind.  You can use a simple notepad or find a beautiful journal.  Start with something easy, like a chronicle of your day … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10-30 Minutes: Reading
    We are constantly reading e-mails, text messages, and social media messages.  It is usually a race to see how quickly we can get through these messages and on to the next one.  Mindful reading is different. First, find a comfortable place you can sit down with a book.  Not an electronic book, but an actual … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10-30 Minutes: Eating
    How many times do we rush to eat our food? Weeks go by and I wonder if I ever eat my breakfast at the table. We all need to eat.  If we typically eat three meals each day, then we have three opportunities to practice this mindful moment. Choose one meal in your day to … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10 Minutes or Less: Affirmations
    I love using affirmations as a mindfulness technique. This can be difficult, especially if you don’t yet believe what you are affirming. But I promise it will make you feel better. For this technique, please use a beaded necklace or bracelet. Just the practice of moving the beads through your fingers will help you relax … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10 Minutes or Less: Holding Hands
    Have you ever considered holding hands, even just your own, as a mindfulness technique?  This is a simple exercise that can fill you with happiness and appreciation in just one minute. You can do this exercise anywhere and at anytime. If you are alone, then clasp your hands in front of you.  If you are … Read more
  • A Mindful Moment in 10 Minutes or Less: Breathing
    Sometimes we only have a few minutes in our day to do a mindfulness exercise.  There are dozens of breathing exercises, but here is one you can do in just one minute. If you take 14 breaths per minute, you take just over 20,000 breaths per day.  Most of these breaths are automatic and unconscious.  … Read more
  • Can Mindfulness Make Us Happier?
    Happiness is sometimes hard to come by, especially in the current state of the world.  Some of us are under various degrees of lockdown, home schooling children, or feeling stress and anxiety over a current job or lack of a job.  It is a difficult time in our lives, but the circumstances also offer us … Read more