Emotional Freedom Techniques or tapping, is an increasingly popular self-help, self-regulation tool that can be used to ease stress and anxiousness and overcome triggering events from the past and present. It’s a simple practice that involves gently tapping on acupressure points on our body while
As we bid farewell to an unusually stressful year, all of us are looking forward to a fresh start in 2021. But with so much uncertainty still in the air, keeping up with a daily well-being routine will be essential in the coming months. Healthy
The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and cheer. However, this is far from reality for many of us. Feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness, anger, and guilt can all put a damper on the holiday season—especially this year. Strained relationships with family,
This holiday season will be different in many ways, including our gift giving. I don’t know about you, but in past years I oftentimes found myself purchasing gifts mindlessly to cover any upcoming gift exchanges for work, school, kids’ team parties, and other social gatherings.
Until my cancer diagnosis, I was one of those people who loved visiting the doctor. “Loved?” you say. Yes, believe it or not, I actually looked forward to getting my annual check-ups and was always quick to book an appointment for any medical issue that
There is no question that our mind and breath are interconnected. Notice how when you are fearful, anxious or stressed your thoughts tend to be quick, jumbled and negative, and your breath tends to be fast and shallow. Conversely, when you are in a state
Practicing mindful communication is a great tool for improving relationships, whether at home, in our social interactions, or in the workplace. In both my workplace mindfulness programs and my other mindfulness classes, participants have found the exercises on mindful communication to be practical and effective.
Preparing your space Clear clutter and find a space with minimal distractions: Not everyone has an office space to retreat to for virtual meetings at home. However, creating a space that is decluttered, neat, and free of noise is important both for your own comfort,
Starting a meditation practice can be hard enough, but sticking with it can be a lot harder. The following tips will help you succeed in establishing a regular meditation practice: Create A Dedicated Space for Meditation – It helps to meditate at the