Mindfulness and Accessing Your Inner Creative Muse

Being mindful when emotions take over

Mindfulness is the practice of watching our thoughts and paying attention to what comes up. With a busy life, it can be difficult to make the time to sit down and clear my mind. But I have found it to be a valuable stress reduction technique. From my personal...
Mindfulness and Accessing Your Inner Creative Muse

Finding my happy place

I recently returned from a trip to Cuba, only to come home to a family emergency and the resulting confusion. I sat for a few days in this stew of regrets and disappointments, experiencing pangs of negativity, thinking of all the worst case scenarios and allowing my...
Mindfulness and Accessing Your Inner Creative Muse

Living a compassionate life

Times where I have experienced self criticism or reproach, I find myself caught up in my repetitive thoughts and concerns. Relaxation techniques do not always provide complete relief, or the ability to soothe my soul and bring about lasting peace. Relaxation in the...