Tag Archives: mindfulness

Take Positive Action to Boost Your Self-Confidence

We all know low self-esteem, no matter your age, can deeply impact your entire life. From how you see yourself and how you think you’re perceived, to letting yourself try new things or asking for that promotion; when you’re not feeling good about yourself, your outlook greatly influences your well-being, performance, and both physical and […]
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Off The Cushion: Mindfulness Practices for Heroes

Mindfulness is a big concept in wellness at the moment. It’s all about paying attention to the present moment and accepting your experiences without judgment. However, many people are put off the practice because they see it as endless hours of navel-gazing, and maybe even sitting crossed legged on a meditation cushion. Of course, this […]
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The If Project: Week Four

The If Project takes the text of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” and breaks it down into digestible chunks of wisdom. Each week, we’ll take a few lines of the poem and focus on the life lessons and behaviors Kipling puts forth as empowering. This is a mindfulness practice, which will help you consciously build better […]
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The If Project: Week Three

The If Project takes the text of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” and breaks it down into digestible chunks of wisdom. Each week, we’ll take a few lines of the poem and focus on the life lessons and behaviors Kipling puts forth as empowering. This is a mindfulness practice, which will help you consciously build better […]
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The If Project: Week Two

The If Project takes the text of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” and breaks it down into digestible chunks of wisdom. Each week, we’ll take a few lines of the poem and focus on the life lessons and behaviors Kipling puts forth as empowering. This is a mindfulness practice, which will help you consciously build better behavioral habits […]
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The If Project: Week One

It’s time for some applied humanities! The If Project takes the text of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” and breaks it down into digestible chunks of wisdom. Each week, we’ll take a few lines of the poem and focus on the life lessons and behaviors covered. This is a mindfulness practice, which will help you consciously […]
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Have You Had Your Scrooge Moment?

Yes, the holidays are over. So why am I writing a post referencing Ebeneezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol? No, I’m not trying to make you depressed. I’m actually hoping to extend the “goodwill to all” spirit of the holidays to the rest of the year. We all know Scrooge’s story: he’s a mean old […]
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Punch Your Rut in the Gut

What’s life like for you right now, this very second? Are you stuck in a rut? Are you getting the most out of life? Stop! Right now! There’s no better time to ask yourself: Why am I stuck? What’s the mindfulness trend worth if we don’t pay some mind to our situation at regular intervals? […]
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Democratizing the Many Faces of Meditation

Meditation is growing in popularity as a means of maintaining one’s overall well-being. But a lot of people are unsure about meditation, and that’s probably because they have some misconceptions about the practice. I wrote about stress relief earlier and indeed, it’s incredibly important—not even Superman can be on duty all the time! But chilling […]
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You Versus the Death of the Universe (Guess Who Wins)

Yes, someday you will die. And you will be dead waaaay longer than you will have lived here on the physical realm we call Earth. (Yes, this is a motivational blog. Stay with me.) When it comes to death, I ask, “So what?” Yes, eventually the sun will swallow the Earth, as presidential candidate Gary Johnson politely […]
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