Mindful Monday Minute: Mindful Grounding

Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly¬†acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. Grounding techniques help you to¬†stay ‚Äúin the moment‚ÄĚ when your mind and body are returning to a place of trauma or stress. Trauma impacts our body and brain. When reminded of... Continue Reading →

Mindful Monday Minute: Sensory Awareness

We use our senses in most types of meditation. Those types of meditation include mindfulness, concentration, movement, etc. But we can also meditate on the senses themselves -- their input & their means of perceiving "reality." We gain benefits from sensory awareness. These are generally the same benefits which we acquire from mindfulness meditation: we... Continue Reading →

Mindful Monday Minute: Body Scan

This is one of my favorite mindful practices.¬†The Body Scan is designed to help you feel & bring awareness to the myriad of¬†sensations that occur throughout your body. By practicing this meditation¬†regularly, you can improve your body awareness. This also works with discovering & releasing pain & difficult emotions in the body. Most people report... Continue Reading →

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